On Sunday, December 10, 2023, 12:00 - 2:00 AM, Franklin, Colenda, and other Libraries applications may be unavailable due to a necessary system upgrade. Articles+ will be unaffected.

In 1969 Reginald H. Jones, Wharton 1939, established this fund in memory of his father-in-law, Edwin B. Cole, to purchase books for the reference collection.

At the time, one of Mr. Jones' classmates noted in a letter to Mrs. Cole: "There is nothing more enduring than libraries...they are the heart of the University."