Walter S. McIlhenny Endowment

"Presented ... by his brother, John S. McilHenny. A representation of a tiger walking through a jungle.
The Walter S. McIlhenny Endowment was created to endow a natural history acquisition for Alderman Library's Department of Special Collections. The endowment was established in 1993 by John S. McIlhenny in honor of his late brother, Walter Stauffer McIlhenny, a UVA Engineering alum and World War II veteran who served as president of McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco brand pepper sauce, from 1949 until his death in 1985.

To check availability of items purchased with this fund:

  1. Visit Virgo Advanced Search.
  2. Open the ‘Bookplate’ filter on the left side of the page.
  3. Click the box next to the name of this fund.
  4. Click the Search button.