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SUPPORT The Archives:   Donate Money |  Donate Materials |  Campaign for the Future
The Archives and YOU:   Volunteer |  How to Use the Archives |  Internships |  Calendar
Digital Collections:   Audio/Video |  Photographs

Links for Supporting the Archives:       financial | materials  |  forms   

There are many ways in which you can support The Archives including financial support and volunteering your time, expertise and materials.


  • Donate Online - Use your credit card to quickly and securely make a donation.

  • Donate Via Mail - Click here to print out the mail-in form. - Print out our form and mail it us with your cash, check, money order, or credit card information.

  • Bequests - Information and forms for you to use if you would like to include us in your will.

Other Financial Contributions

  • Check with your workplace to see if they have a matching grant program and sign up for that.
  • Go to your local or university library and ask that they order a copy of the Thompson Gale Microfilm “Gay Rights Movement Series 7: Lesbian Herstory Archives Subject Files” and “Gay Rights Movement Series 10: Lesbian Herstory Archives Newsletter Collection.” We get royalties from every sale. For more information go to
  • See if your organization gives grants and let us know how to apply.
  • If you receive United Way or Combined CUNY Campaign donor pledge forms, check us off.
  • Make us the recipient of your birthday party or commitment ceremony donations if you don’t want to receive presents at this time in your life.
  • Ask your friends and relatives to contribute!


  • Donating Materials - Procedural information on how to donate your books, letters, photographs, etc. to the Archives.


In Person

More Info

  • History - Find out how the Lesbian Herstory Achives has grown over the years thanks to your support.

  • Today - Information on where our money comes from present day.

  • The Future - Our hopes, dreams, and visions for the future.

Links for Supporting the Archives:       financial | materials  |  forms