Levels of Association

 

The Association of Friends and Fellows of the John Carter Brown Library brings together two important groups of Library supporters: the Library's friends (aka Associates) who are interested in advancing its ongoing acquisitions, conservation, and fellowship programs; and its former research fellows who wish to support the institution that invested in them at an earlier stage in their career. All members of the Association support the Library's mission to acquire and provide access (in digital and material form) to rare source materials relating to the early history of North and South America, and contribute to fellowships in all areas of scholarly endeavor based on our unique collection of books, maps and manuscripts.

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MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES INCLUDE:

*Friend*: $50 annual membership donation ($35 for former fellows; $25 for students) includes:

  • One JCB publication as a welcome gift for new members
  • Subscription to inJCB, the Library’s newsletter and annual report
  • 30% discount on JCB publications, including books and maps

*Associate*: $100 annual membership donation ($50 for former fellows) includes:

  • Two JCB publications as a welcome gift for new members
  • Subscription to inJCB, the Library’s newsletter and annual report
  • 30% discount on JCB publications, including books and maps
  • Special invitation to annual Associates' meeting and dinner (usually in May) 

*George Parker Winship Circle*: $250 membership donation includes:

  • Three JCB publications as a welcome gift for new members
  • Commemorative edition of George Parker Winship's The John Carter Brown Library: A History with a new introduction by Neil Safierdue out this year
  • Subscription to inJCB, the Library’s newsletter and annual report.
  • 30% discount on JCB publications, including books and maps
  • Special invitation to one of the Library's annual dinners

*Sophia Augusta Brown Circle*: $500 annual membership donation includes:

  • Four JCB publications as a welcome gift for new members
  • Commemorative edition of George Parker Winship's The John Carter Brown Library: A History with a new introduction by Neil Safierdue out this year
  • Subscription to inJCB, the Library’s newsletter and annual report
  • 30% discount on JCB publications, including books and maps
  • Special invitation to one of the Library's annual dinners

*Alexander von Humboldt Circle*: $1,000 annual membership donation includes:

  • Four JCB publications as a welcome gift for new members
  • Commemorative edition of George Parker Winship's The John Carter Brown Library: A History with a new introduction by Neil Safierdue out this year
  • Subscription to inJCB, the Library’s newsletter, and annual report
  • 30% discount on JCB publications, including books and maps
  • Special invitation to one of the Library's annual dinners
  • One framed map

*Bartolomé de las Casas Circle*: $5,000 annual membership donation includes:

  • Five JCB publications as a welcome gift for new members
  • Commemorative edition of George Parker Winship's The John Carter Brown Library: A History with a new introduction by Neil Safierdue out this year
  • Subscription to inJCB, the Library’s newsletter, and annual report
  • 30% discount on JCB publications, including books and maps
  • Special invitation to one of the Library's annual dinners
  • One framed map
  • Invitation to special showing of new acquisitions at the Library

*Richard Hakluyt Circle*: $10,000 annual membership donation includes:

  • Five JCB publications as a welcome gift for new members
  • Commemorative edition of George Parker Winship's The John Carter Brown Library: A History with a new introduction by Neil Safierdue out this year
  • Subscription to inJCB, the Library’s newsletter, and annual report
  • 30% discount on JCB publications, including books and maps
  • Special invitation to one of the Library's annual dinners
  • One framed map
  • Invitation to special showing of new acquisitions at the Library and private dinner with Library director (and three guests)

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MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE TO THE EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW. 

For more information on the John Carter Brown Library Association of Friends and Fellows, please send an e-mail to jcb-association@brown.edu or call 401-863-2725.

Donations by check may be mailed here:

The John Carter Brown Library
Box 1894
Providence, RI 02912
USA