Join the Newberry Community

Latch and print detail, from the Virgin of the Rosary Book Box. c.1490.
Latch and print detail, from the Virgin of the Rosary Book Box. c.1490. Inc. 52.2 (Vault).

To remain free and open to serve the public, as our founding benefactor Walter L. Newberry intended, we rely on the generosity of our friends. We recognize their support through our giving societies.

Newberry Associates

Through their gifts to the Annual Fund, members of the Newberry Associates have provided vital unrestricted support to the Newberry since 1965. Donors 35 years of age or younger are invited to join the Junior Associates. For more information, contact Vince Firpo, Annual Giving Manager, at (312) 255-3599 or firpov@newberry.org. To make a gift online, visit our Donate Now page.

President’s Fellows

We recognize as President’s Fellows those generous individuals and organizations that have made leadership gifts to the Annual Fund. contact Vince Firpo, Annual Giving Manager, at (312) 255-3599 or firpov@newberry.org. To make a gift online, visit our Donate Now page.

The Blatchford Society

We recognize as members of the Blatchford Society all those who have included the Newberry in their estate plans. For more information, contact Sarah Alger at (312) 255-3544 or algers@newberry.org.

The Society of Collectors

The Society of Collectors is a special group of individuals who, in addition to supporting the Annual Fund, make annual gifts of $5,000 or more for the acquisition of new items for the collections. For more information, contact Sarah Alger (312) 255-3544 or algersa@newberry.org.