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Support Special Collections

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Special Collections welcomes gifts of materials as well as financial support.

If you would like information about making a gift to Special Collections, please contact Seth Martin, MSU Development Officer at MSU Libraries.

You may also see the Giving to Michigan State University Libraries page for more information.


Special Collections has been fortunate to be the beneficiary of a number of endowments which enhance the collections and make possible expanded opportunities for research and learning. The following are the named current endowments that provide funds for Special Collections.