deed of gift

What is deed of gift?

deed of gift meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A signed document stating the terms of agreement under which legal title to real, personal, or intellectual property, such as a gift of materials to a library or archives, is transferred, voluntarily and without recompense, by the donor to the recipient institution, with or without conditions specifying access, use, preservation, etc. (see the deed of gift for the Statue of Liberty [1884] courtesy of NARA).


reference: ABC-CLIO