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Rare Books and Manuscripts Library’s 2020 Preview Night

Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
20 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on November 25, at 11:59 PM EST
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111% of goal!

December 04, 2020

Thank you all! We are thrilled to have exceeded our goal! Stay tuned for updates on how your donations are used!

We are almost to goal!

November 06, 2020

We are 89% to goal and so thankful for your support!


Couldn't make it to our Preview Night event, or want to check it out again? The recording is now available here.

Almost halfway to goal!

October 28, 2020

Thank you so much to our generous donors - we are almost halfway to our fundraising goal! Check out this article in The Lantern to learn more about Preview Night and why donor support is critical to help us grow our collections.


We hope to see you this afternoon!



Choose a giving level


Supporting Donor

This $50 donation could help us add zines and rare ephemera to our collection.


Contributing Donor

This $100 donation could help us add historic 19th-century photography to our collection.


Bronze Donor

This $250 donation could help us add a cookbook or other published material on recipes and food to the Peter D. Franklin Cookbook collection.


Silver Donor

This $500 donation could help us add a book or other pre-1925 published material to the Charvat Collection of American Literature.


Gold Donor

This $1,000 donation could help us digitize audiovisual materials to help make our collection more accessible, especially materials that are part of the Joanne Grant Papers.


Platinum Donor

This $2,500 donation could help us add original Renaissance drama texts to our collection.


Diamond Donor

This $5,000 donation could help us add unique manuscript material, from medieval to modern, to our collection.

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