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Your contribution to the James Ford Bell Library supports scholarship and education at all levels, and helps to enrich our community by advancing understanding of our global heritage, making the world we live in more meaningful.
James Ford Bell Library Fund
This fund supports all of the activities, projects, and programs of the Bell Library, including acquisitions, outreach, instruction, and conservation, among others.
James Ford Bell Library Research Fellows Fund
Funding for scholarly research, particularly for new and mid-career faculty, has become increasingly important This fund brings scholars to Minnesota to use the Bell collections.
John Parker Fund
Disseminating scholarship and collection information is an important aspect of our work at the Bell Library. This endowed fund supports our publication and other outreach projects. It was created in honor of the first Bell Library curator, the late John ("Jack") Parker, who held the position from 1953 until his retirement in 1991.
This will take you to an online giving form at the University of Minnesota FoundationOther Gifts
Bequests and Estate Gifts
For additional information or to make an appointment, please contact:
Ms. Katherine McGill
U of M Libraries Development Director
Virginia Donovan, first Bell Research Fellow