Contributions from generous donors help Special Collections build its unique collections, provide in-person and online access for students, faculty and the community, offer programs and exhibits, and preserve the history of Vermont and the university. You can support Special Collections by donating material, joining the Friends of Special Collections, and making financial contributions.
Special Collections librarians work with donors to identify materials that are appropriate to add to the Rare Book and Vermont research collections. Please contact a librarian to discuss a potential donation.
Jeffrey Marshall, Rare Books Curator, 802-656-2596
Chris Burns, Curator of Manuscripts and University Archivist, 802-656-2631
Prudence Doherty, Vermont Research Collection, 802-656-1493
Join the Friends of Special Collections
You are cordially invited to become a member of the Friends of Special Collections at UVM, a group of individuals who share an interest in books and manuscripts and help the University of Vermont library maintain its fine collections of original and scarce research material. To join the Friends of Special Collections, please contact us at 802-656-2138 or by email.
Make a Financial Donation
You can make a financial donation through the UVM Foundation. Whether you donate online or by mail, please be sure direct your donation to Special Collections, University Libraries.