LLMVC relies on donations from individuals, families, and organizations papers to build and enhance its research holdings. The LLMVC welcomes donations or printed materials, manuscripts, and photographs in its collecting areas.
If you have materials that may be appropriate for inclusion in LLMVC, please contact one of the curators to discuss a donation.
Head, Special Collections
|Tara Zachary Laver
Curator of Manuscripts
Hill Memorial Library
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300
Additional Resources for Donors
Individuals and organizations interested in donating materials to institutions like LSU Libraries Special Collection are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the standards suggested by the Society of American Archivists. The following resources may be helpful:
- Deeds of Gifts: What every donor should know
- Guide to Donating Your Personal or Family Papers to a Repository
- Guide to Donating Your Organizational Records to a Repository
- Giving to the LSU Libraries
If you are interested in donating books, you may find useful information in "Your Old Books," produced by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.