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Adopt-a-Book Preservation

Help preserve books at the University of Maryland Libraries. Take pride in knowing that a book from the University Libraries will be preserved for the benefit of future generations. Adopt-a-Book will also provide extra resources to our conservation team who work tirelessly to prevent the onset of deterioration that threatens the life spans of our rare and priceless books. You can participate in the adopt a book program through donations by visiting our Giving page or adopting a book.  To designate a book, please complete our adoption form.

 

Books for Adoption

The American Calendar 1880
Adoption Amount: $700-$1000

 

The Anatomy of Plants
Adoption Amount:  $150

 

Antiquities of Britain
Adoption Amount: $2,000

 

The Baltimore Directory
Adoption Amount: $100 for book
                                  $50 for box
 

 

The Baltimore Society Directory
Adoption Amount: $25 a box

 

Barbara Fritchie: A Study
Adoption Amount: $300

 

The Campaigns of the British Army
Adoption Amount: $300

 

De Viris Illustribus
Adoption Amount: $100 for 4

 

History Invasion

 

History of Maryland

 

Matchetts Baltimore Directory
Adoption Amount: $50 a box

 

My Bondage and My Freedom
Adoption Amount: $50

 

Publii Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon libri XV
Adoption Amount: $100 for 4

 

Picture of Baltimore
Adoption Amount: $50 a box

 

Redwood: A Tale, Vol. 1
Adoption Amount: $100 for 4

 

Redwood: A Tale, Vol. 2
Adoption Amount: $100 for 4

 

Underground 1872
Adoption Amount: $50

 

Underground 1883

 

Voyages and Travels, Vol. 1-17
Adopted!

 

 

Pinkerton, John Philadelphia Great Oak Tree Book
Adopted!

 

 

Flora's Dictionary
Adopted!

 

 

The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans, 1814-1815
Adopted!

 

 

Signs of Change: Seven Lectures Delivered on Various Occasions
Adopted!

 

 

History of Maryland: Province and State
Adopted!

 

 

Benjamin Benneker's Pennsylvania
Adopted!

 

 

Benneker's Almanac
Adopted!