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Treasurer’s Report 2005 DENNIS BERTHOLD Texas A&M University OPERATING BUDGET (CHECKING ACCOUNT, FIRST AMERICAN, COLLEGE STATION, TX) Beginning Balance: $4,614 Income: $14,247. Dues ($10,451), Dodge & Cox dividends ($1,410), advertising ($900), sales and royalties ($654), Murray Fund donations ($575), Cohen fund donations ($100), balance adjustment ($97), interest on checking ($60). Expenses: $16,573. Publications ($11, 240), editorial stipends ($3,600), legal fees for IRS inquiries regarding Blackwell contract ($884), conferences ($550), Board ($168), Cohen Award ($100), office ($31). Ending Balance: $2,288 (includes $575 Murray donations to be invested) MURRAY ENDOWMENT (DODGE & COX BALANCED FUND) Beginning Balance: $64,132 Income: Quarterly dividends deposited to checking account for editorial stipends ($1,410); reinvested capital gains ($1,069). Expenses: Editorial stipends ($1,410). Ending Balance: $66,814, an increase of 4%. COHEN PRIZE FUND (VANGUARD GNMA FUND) Beginning Balance: $4,483 Income: Monthly dividends reinvested ($211) Expenses: None; liability of $200 to Operating Budget for two previous Cohen Awards. Ending Balance: $4,632 CULTURAL PROJECT (CHECKING ACCOUNT, FIRST AMERICAN, COLLEGE STATION, TX) Beginning Balance: $18,631 Income: $4,781. Annual Fund ($2,781), sales ($1,715), other donations ($285). Expenses: $2,979. Library cataloging ($1,400), printing ($623), concessions ($369), honoraria ($300), hospitality ($141), Wendel plaque ($137), permissions ($9). Ending Balance: $20,433 C  2006 The Authors Journal compilation C  2006 The Melville Society and Blackwell Publishing Inc L E V I A T H A N A J O U R N A L O F M E L V I L L E S T U D I E S 113 T R E A S U R E R ’ S R E P O R T MEMBERSHIP, 2005 The Society took in 118 new members in 2005 for a total of 789. This includes 91 partial memberships given gratis to attendees at the New Bedford conference. We are hoping most of them will renew for 2006. In Gratitude For the entire Board, I wish to thank the following departments and universities for their financial and material support: Hofstra University, for underwriting publication and postage of Extracts and Leviathan; the General College at the University of Minnesota for supporting office expenses incurred by our Executive Secretary, Jill Barnum; the English Department at Texas A&M University for paying both office and travel expenses for the treasurer. I also thank all those members of the Society who pay dues promptly and those who contribute to the Murray Endowment, the Cohen Prize Fund, and the Annual Fund for the Cultural Project. I wish best of luck to our new treasurer, John Matteson, to whom members should direct future inquiries: John Matteson, Treasurer The Melville Society Department of English John Jay College of Criminal Justice 445 W. 59th Street New York, NY 10019 114 L E V I A T H A N ...


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