Artifact DonationsCollecting Scope
Through the generosity of individuals, businesses and estates, each year new artifacts and archival materials are added to the permanent collection. These donations help the Geneva History Center fulfill its mission to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit significant materials relating to the community.
The Geneva History Center collects artifacts that highlight Geneva’s history from its founding in 1835 to the present day. The Geneva History Center’s collecting scope includes:
- Materials produced or used in Geneva
- Materials pertaining to a property/residence in Geneva
- Materials that pertain directly to Geneva businesses, manufacturers, restaurants, churches/religious organizations, schools, city government/services and social or residential life
- Materials that pertain to longtime residents of Geneva
If you are unable to e-mail a description and photograph, please mail or fax the information to:
Artifact Donation Geneva History Center
113 S. Third St. Geneva IL 60134
If you have questions or concerns about a potential donation and/or would like to set up an appointment to review your items, please contact the Curator of Collections at 630-232-4951.