There are several ways to make a financial gift to the library:
If you wish to make a contribution through other channels, please contact the Dean of the Library directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-760-8380.
Questions about donating books or other materials? Contact Carrie Nichols, 919-760-8047, email@example.com
Gift Acceptance Policy
Carlyle Campbell Library, Meredith College
This page is about gifts of books and other library materials. For information about monetary gifts to the library, see the Friends of the Library page.
The Carlyle Campbell Library has derived great benefit from the generosity of its friends and patrons. The following guidelines describe current procedures for making donations to the library:
Each donor is asked to sign a Carlyle Campbell Library gift agreement form indicating his/her understanding that
In order to protect both the donor and Meredith College, the library cannot provide appraisals because the library is an interested party.
Types of materials accepted as gifts
Due to changing technologies and limits on space, certain types of materials are only accepted under special circumstances. ALL gifts must be approved by the library before arranging to bring or send materials.
| Material Types that are accepted
|| Material types requiring special approval for acceptance
Any exceptions to these policies must be approved in writing by Laura Davidson, Dean of Library Information Services.
For more information, contact us at (919)760-8531 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The donation process
Meredith College Archives preserves in a formal archival program the history of the College by collecting, processing, conserving, and providing access to institutional records and other historically valuable material of the College. The material in Meredith College Archives supports the research needs of Meredith students, faculty, staff and alumnae.
How to Donate
Donors should contact the Director of Archives at email@example.com or 919-760-8047 before arranging to bring or send materials.
Gift Agreement Form
Please include the signed gift agreement with your donation so that you can receive formal acknowledgement. A copy of the gift agreement form is available here.
Collection Development Policy
The collection policy serves as a guideline for the selection, acquisition, and retention of archival resources in a variety of formats, including but not limited to print, non-print, electronic media, realia, and ephemera. The Archives, which is the official repository for institutional records of Meredith College and other historically valuable information, accepts:
Duplicate materials, unsupported formats, and other items that do not reflect Meredith College Archives collection policy may not be accepted or may be deaccessioned by the Dean of the Library or the Director of Archives . Decisions about accepting any material, including in the above categories, are the responsibility of the Director of Archives and the Dean of the Library.
Meredith College Archives also acquires materials by gift or other legal transaction that transfers title to the Archives. Meredith College Archives does not accept material that is closed to public access in perpetuity, and ordinarily will not accept material that is closed for any period of time.