Donate to MDAH Collections

Think you might have an item of historical significance to donate? Check the list of categories that we are currently collecting. Contact MDAH Collections staff to learn more about donating.

List of Categories

MDAH collects and preserves original objects and archival materials of all types that help us tell the great story of Mississippi. We are always interested in hearing from you about any potential donations.

The following categories represent  areas the department is actively collecting: 

Territorial Period
Early Statehood 
Civil War and Reconstruction
Military History 1945-Present 
African American History 
Civil Rights Era 
LGBTQ+ History
Mississippi Industry 
Natural Disasters
Woman’s Suffrage  


The items I would like to donate are:


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