Gifts to the Collections

Gifts of priceless manuscripts, paintings, books, furniture, and objects of every type have made the Delaware Historical Society one of the most significant historical organizations in America.  For information on donating to the Society’s collections, please click here. Curators are happy to discuss the potential donation of Delaware-related materials with you at any time.

For Library Materials:
Leigh Rifenburg, Chief Curator
Telephone: 302-295-2386

For Objects:
Jennifer Potts, Curator of Objects
Telephone: 302-295-2389

You may also wish to contact the Delaware Historical Society Advancement Office to discuss financial gifts to support conservation and care for collections, donor recognition, potential tax implications of gifts or other matters:

Karen Kegelman, Advancement Officer
Telephone: 302-295-2399

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