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HMCPL Special Collections: Donate!

HMCPL Special Collections is the community's archive. We empower individuals to seek their past, explore Huntsville and Madison County, and connect with history.


We happily accept a variety of donations!
Books: family histories and local histories (Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, Southeastern U.S.).
Original Records: photos, scrapbooks, letters, diaries, ephemera, etc.
(Citizens and organizations from Huntsville, Madison County, and Alabama)
If you don't wish to part permanently with your records, ask us about digitization!

You can donate to the Special Collections Department's general fund, OR you can stipulate that the donation should be used for any of the following:
  • Books (please note that if you want a specific book, we request that you donate the book itself)
  • Archival Supplies
  • Student Interns
  • Equipment
  • Storage
  • Educational Programming
  • Exhibits
  • Microfilm
For questions about donations or our collections development policy, please contact:
Heather Adkins