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African American Families Documentation Initiative: Donating to Repositories

Resources to empower African American families to preserve their documentary heritage

from the Southern Historical Collection

Donating to Repositories

  • Repositories are institutions where archivists keep and care for historical collections to be accessed by researchers.
  • Learn more about Donating Your Personal or Family Records to a Repository, an article from the Society of American Archivists.
  • Watch Yvonne Holley (below) describe why she decided to donate to UNC's Southern Historical Collection: