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Information on donating items to the Family History Library, Church History Library, and Church Archives.

Family History Library

Gifts of family histories and other records that contain genealogical information are welcome. For example, you can write a history of your family and donate a copy to the Family History Library. Potential donors should contact FamilySearch before submitting a donation. Donations must meet established criteria or they may be returned to the donor. View Gifts, Donations, and Loans to FamilySearch for the complete donations guidelines.

The Family History Library does not publish books for people. If you have compiled material that you want published, please find a publisher of your own choosing, whether self-published or by a commercial company. For more information, contact:

Church History Library

The Church History Library welcomes gifts and donations of many types. Unfortunately, they are unable to accept all donations. For donations of books, manuscripts, artwork, photographs, or other articles relating to the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, visit this website and fill out the form. A Church history representative will contact you if we determine that your item fits within the scope of our collections.

Other items

For information on how to donate money, property, or equipment, visit the LDS Foundation website.