The generosity of donors is essential to supporting our mission to collect, preserve, and provide public access to primary source materials in our collection areas! We deeply appreciate your help in providing financial support. Please feel welcome to contact the UWG Foundation or the Head of Special Collections if you have questions, or would like to craft your own way to support Special Collections. 

Giving to Special Collections

Give to the UWG Special Collections Fund

The Special Collections Gift Fund is designed to enhance the research experience of our students, faculty, and other scholars. Your tax-deductible gift can support the technology enhancements that make our collections visible and available to scholars everywhere through digitization projects. 

We manage several endowment funds for specific purposes. To learn more about directing your donation to support a specific endowment, contact

Current list of endowment funds

  • Swann-Ryder Acquisitions and Collaborations Gift Fund
  • Swann-Ryder Acquisitions and Collaborations Endowment
  • Ingo Swann Research Fellowship Endowment
  • Thomas B. Murphy Memorial Endowment
  • William G. Hamrick III Campaign Legacy Endowment

If you have materials that fall within one of our collection areas that you would like to donate, please contact the Head of Special Collections at