Dr. Maurice Nielsen http://tristatesradio.com en Malpass Library Receives Nielsen Collection http://tristatesradio.com/post/malpass-library-receives-nielsen-collection <p>The late Dr. Maurice Nielsen has left a legacy beyond his contributions to the philosophy department he helped establish at&nbsp; Western Illinois University in 1959.<br /><br />His family has donated his personal collection to WIU&#39;s Malpass Library.<br /><br />It is the largest such donation in the library&#39;s history. It is composed of more than 9,000 items including nearly 3,000 books.<br /><br />Library Specialist Greg Phelps helped to catalog the collection. He says it was a &ldquo;treasure hunt&rdquo; that took about six months.<br /> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:19:39 +0000 James Lenz 16897 at http://tristatesradio.com Malpass Library Receives Nielsen Collection