The Bancroft Library Fund provides support for the world-renowned collections and programs of the Bancroft Library.
The Bancroft Library is the special collections library at Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the university's research collections. Major collections include Western Americana, Latin Americana, the Pictorial Collection, Rare Books and Literary Manuscripts, History of Science and Technology, and the University Archives.
Bancroft is also home to a number of research programs, each supported by an outstanding collection of primary source materials. The faculty and staff of each research program contribute to the teaching and research mission of the university. Research programs include the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, the Mark Twain Papers and Project, and the Oral History Center.
Library Development Office
131 Doe Library
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000