Please Support the JCB!

The Library is able to fulfill its mission each year through support from foundations, government agencies, and gifts from the Library’s Association of Friends and Fellows, a group with roughly 500 members from almost all 50 states and many foreign countries. The assistance of the Associates and friends of the Library is particularly vital since a significant portion of our acquisitions budget is funded by these contributions.

Supporting the John Carter Brown Library ensures its world-class collection on the early Americas continues to grow and be made available to researchers form around the world. The Library's holdings include rare books, manuscripts, maps, and supporting materials from the early decades of European print to the first half of the nineteenth century. Your gift makes the Library's public events, exhibits, residential research fellowships, open-access policy, and digitization program possible. Thank you for your generous support.

The Library gratefully accepts gifts online here.


Other Ways to Make a Gift

1) To donate by check, made payable to the John Carter Brown Library, please mail it to:

John Carter Brown Library
Box 1894
Providence, RI 02912

If your check is made out to Brown University, please be sure to add to the memo line, “For the John Carter Brown Library”or “For the JCB”

2) To wire funds to the Library, please contact Ian Graham for instructions:

[email protected]
Tel.: (401) 863-1598

3) To transfer stock, please contact Anne Sharp,  Gift Securities Manager, Investment Office, Box C, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912. Please be sure to note that your transfer is to support the John Carter Brown Library and include any special instructions as to the gift's purpose (e.g. digitization, conservation, etc.).

[email protected]
Tel: (401) 867-3976
Fax: (401) 867-3996

At the same time, please notify Ian Graham at the John Carter Brown Library that a stock transfer is underway.