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With your support, our services and collections will thrive!

NU President Kenneth Ryder receives the Senior Challenge check from graduate, Kathleen A. Bishop, at the June 1989 commencement ceremony.

Current Projects

If you are interested in donating funds to the Archives and Special Collections Department or Snell Library, please visit the Library's Current Projects page.

Donating Materials

The Archives and Special Collections Department accepts gifts of rare books, personal papers, and organizational records that enhance and enrich its existing collections documenting Boston's African American, Chinese, LGBTQ, Latino and other communities, as well as Boston’s public infrastructure, neighborhoods, and natural environments.

See our How to Donate Materials page to learn more about how you can help expand our collection.