NMAAHC Object Donation Form

Collections Information Form
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The National Museum of African American History and Culture, like all other Smithsonian museums, hopes to benefit from donations of artifacts and archival documents. Due to the volume of offers we cannot accept materials without prior communication and approval. If you have artifacts or documents that you believe would complement the museum's collection, please use this form to make a formal offer. The museum staff reviews all submissions and responds within 8 weeks if there is interest in pursuing the offer.
1. Please fill out the form below.
2. How do you prefer to be contacted?
3. Please describe your collection.
6. Please describe the material(s) of your item or collection. Please check all that apply.
9. Please upload photographs. Please, do not forget to hit "Upload" after your file is chosen.

*It is important to attach images so we are better able to review the content and condition of your items.  By attaching images, you will help to make this process more efficient.  
If possible, upload individual photographs (up to 3) or a pdf/word document with many pictures in it. You may upload up to 10MB. Files accepted png, gif, jpg, doc, xls, docx, xlsx, pdf, txt.
10. Do you currently own the item?
13. Do you intend to donate the item or collection?
14. By clicking yes below you agree that the information on this form is true and accurate and that you give the National Museum of African American History and Culture permission to contact you regarding the information on this form. *This question is required.