The Friends of the Columbia Libraries
-he Friends assist the Columbia Libraries in several
direct ways: first, through their active interest in the institution and its ideals and through pro¬
moting public interest in the role of a research libraiy; second, through gifts of books, manu¬
scripts, and other useful materials; and diird, through financial contributions.
By helping preserve tiie intellectual accomplishment of the past, we lay the foundation for the
university of the future. This is the primary purpose of the Friends of the Columbia Libraries.
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Benefits: Books & Bytes, the newsletter of the Columbia
University Libraries; special in\ilations to exhibitions
Benefits: Same as above, plus a subscription to Columbia
Library Columns, an illustrated journal published by
the Friends, and temporary reading privileges.
Benefits: Same as above, plus consultations with
Columbia University's librarians upon request, and
Libraries' Occasional Publications.
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Bawfts: Same as above, plus reading privileges*.
Benefits: Same as above, plus personal tours of die
Libraries upon request.
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Contribution: $10,000 and above.
Benefits: Same as above, plus borrowing privileges.*
^Reading and borrowing privileges, if taken, reduce the tax
dediictibilit)'of your gift. For Sustaining Fellows and Patrons
who choose reading privileges, the tax deduclibte portion of
the gift is reduced by $660; for University Librarian's Circle
contributors who choose borrowing privileges, the
drdutlible portion of the gift is rcdiitcd by $1 ,'200.
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