Thank you for considering a donation to the History of Science Collections. If you would like to speak with the Curator regarding a gift, call Kerry Magruder at 405/325-2741 or email

Click the link above to donate online. If you prefer, make out a check to “University of Oklahoma Foundation” and write “Account #30140” in the memo field. Mail donations to:

History of Science Collections
University of Oklahoma Libraries
401 W. Brooks, BL 521
Norman, OK 73019

We welcome assistance in the following areas:

  • Contributions to our Acquisition funds. All rare books are purchased with private funds.
  • Exhibitions. We are currently scaling up our deployment of exhibits to enable the public and larger numbers of students to enjoy the books. (Download an interactive iPad guide to the current exhibit.)
  • Digital projects. We have recently undertaken several major new initiatives in open access Digital projects, in collaboration with other universities.
  • Donations of archives, private libraries or rare book collections (contact the Curator).
  • Student scholarships. More information available here.

Crescenzi, De opus ruralium (1471), first page.
Crescenzi, De opus ruralium (1471), first page.