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Cash Gifts
Memorial Gifts and Gifts in Honor of a Person or Event
Endowments
Donating Maps and Books
Contribute Online or By Mail

Cash Gifts
Financial support provides funding for maps, books, online resources, specialized equipment, or special projects. Gifts may be unrestricted or support a specific library program or collection. Contributions of any amount are welcome.

Memorial Gifts and Gifts in Honor of a Person or Event
Contributions given in memory or in honor of a person or to mark a special occasion such as a graduation are recognized with a bookplate. A named book or map fund can be established for a gift of $1,000 or more.

Endowments
Endowment funds may be established with a gift of $50,000 or more. These funds provide the library with an annual income in perpetuity and have a lasting impact on maintaining a world class collection in geography and earth sciences. The University invests its endowments carefully to achieve a healthy rate of return that provides for both current needs and long-term growth. A special book plate will be created and placed in each book.

Donating Maps and Books
Gifts of scholarly materials and the results of research have historically represented a significant element in the development of our outstanding research collections. We welcome individual gifts of maps, books, and collections, but due to space and staff limitations, we must be judicious in accepting large contributions. Contact Brian Quigley about the materials you wish to donate.

Donors should be aware that the materials offered may be duplicates or outside the scope of the collection. In these cases, the materials may be sold in the Library Bookstore, and the proceeds used to purchase other materials for the collections. Information on appraisals and tax deductions is available.

Contribute Online or By Mail
Make a donation directly to the library using the online form. In the Special Instructions for this gift section, specify that it is for the Earth Sciences and Map Library.

Or send a check, made payable to the UC Regents/Earth Sciences and Map Library, with instructions regarding the donation to:

Brian Quigley, Interim Head
Earth Sciences and Map Library
University of California, Berkeley
50 McCone Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

Phone: (510) 642-2684
Email: Brian Quigley


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