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Friends of the Genizah

Looking for a way to make a contribution?

The Genizah Research Unit is supported by generous donors around the world. Support research and scholarship around the Genizah collection and receive exciting benefits, such as products featuring items from the collection, invitations to events, behind-the-scenes tours, and more, by becoming a Friend of the Genizah.

 

£50/$50 – Friend

  • Invitation for you and a guest to the annual Spring Genizah lecture and reception. This widely varied and immensely culturally and historically significant collection inspires prolific new research every year, and each lecture presents a different subject within the collection.
  • Receive a tote bag produced exclusively for the University Library featuring a fragment from the Genizah collection.
  • Receive recognition in Genizah Fragments for your generous contribution.

£250/$250 – Supporter

  • An exclusive new product featuring the Genizah collection for each year of your patronage.

£500/$500 – Manuscript

  • A curator-led, bespoke tour of the Genizah for you and up to 9 guests.

£1,000/$1,000 – Scroll

  • Receive recognition for your generous support on the Genizah section of the Cambridge University Library website.
  • A collectable coffee table book featuring highlights of the Collection.
  • Invitation for you and a guest to a special evening with the curators and researchers of the Genizah Research Unit where we celebrate you – the donors who enable the scholarship around this collection.

£15,000/$15,000 – Codex

At this level, you may choose to contribute to the Genizah Research Unit generally, or you may choose to sponsor a small research project.

  • Sponsor a small research project bearing your name within the Genizah Research Unit for an early career researcher.
  • The research will also produce a Fragment of the Month, which will also bear your name.

Another amount?

Should you like to give an amount that is not specifically listed, you will receive the benefits of the highest listed category attained.

For further information and enquiries, please contact:

Jessie Smith
Development Associate
Cambridge University Library
01223 331878