Special Collections

Donate Materials

special collections stacksFor donations to the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection, the University Archives, or the collections of the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity, please contact Susie R. Bock, 207-780-4269, bocks@usm.maine.edu.

For information about the legal and practical issues involved with donating material to a library please see the following publications by the Society of American Archivists, the national professional organization in the field.

Deeds of Gift: What Donors Should Know
http://www.archivists.org/catalog/deed_of_gift.asp

 A Guide to Donating Your Personal or Family Papers to a Repository
http://www.archivists.org/catalog/donating-familyrecs.asp

A Guide to Donating Your Organizational Records to a Repository
http://www.archivists.org/catalog/donating-orgrecs.asp