Historic Items are we looking for?
We are looking for anything that is connected with the history of the Littlestown
area. This would include, books, pictures, documents, old marriage licenses,
family trees, deeds, ledgers, products, sale promotions, equipment, bicentennial
souvenirs, drawings, maps, etc. If you have pictures, we would ask that you
have those in the picture identified. All items will be cataloged and stored
in protective acid free containers, or displayed in a protective manner to
ensure that the items are preserved. The person making the donation will be
noted. We will not make appraisal of value. All Items donated may be claimed
as a donation to Charity. We have our 501c3
Charity status, which measn you can claim donations as a tax deduction. If
you would like to donate an item contact any LAHS board member.
Other items we need:
We are also in need of items for the purpose of the society. We will need a
good color copier/printer, high res. scanner, a library table and chairs.
We need small display cases to display items.
We need shelving. We need acid free containers for the storage of paper
items.We could also use the donation of funds for the
previously listed items and for restoration of items.We need fire proof
cabinets. We also need a building for the storage of large items that
we receive. We have been offered several large items and had to turn
them down, since we have no where to store these items. We have a
for the storage of documents and small items. We have our 501c3 status
approved by the IRS and any item you donate will be tax deductible.
Please Note: All
Items donated become the property of the Littlestown
Society, giving us the
right to use these items in the best interest of the society.
This means that if we recive items that are not related
to the history of our area we may dispose of these items
in what ever way is beneficial to the soiety. If we receive
more than one of a particular item we may sell this item
to raise funds to purchase items need for the work of the