Items Wanted

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ARTIFACTS AND IN-KIND GIFTS:
We are also grateful when we receive items and artifacts of historic importance to Goffstown, New Hampshire, to add to our collection.

 

 

These items might include (but are not limited to):

  • photographs, albums, documents, pamphlets, and advertising, relating to Goffstown history, including letters and diaries
  • published genealogies or town history books of Goffstown, surrounding areas, and New Hampshire
  • antique furniture pieces, household and industrial objects
  • Native American artifacts (locally collected)
  • African-American, and culturally diverse artifacts and documents, from the early days of Goffstown
  • films and videotapes; sound recordings
  • corporate, organizational, institutional and personal archives
  • early costumes and textiles, including embroidered or cross-stitched creations
  • prints, paintings and sculpture
  • antique toys
  • other Goffstown memorabilia

WHERE WILL YOUR COLLECTIBLES GO?
You may be an avid collector, and have found great pleasure, in collecting, art, quilts, or any other number of items from Goffstown’s past. Your collection, years in the making, fills you with a feeling of pride, and satisfaction. You may be planning to pass your collection to your child or grandchild, or you may be looking for other options. If so, have you considered giving your collectibles now, or through your will, to the Goffstown Historical Society? A gift to the society will benefit generations to come, and many will benefit and learn from your “treasures.”

To make a donation of an object, artifact, document, or collection, please contact us, by telephone or mail, on our contact page.