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The Society owns more than 24,000 objects, paintings,
photographs, documents, books, etc. relating to Southold history and is always
looking for items that help us to better understand Southold's rich heritage.
Do you have materials you would like to donate to the
If so, please peruse the guidelines listed below:
The Society is actively looking for donations of:
* Artwork by north fork painters and sculptors of the late
19th and 20th centuries.
* Photographs and postcards that depict Southold, Peconic, and
Hashamomuck. These include scenes of people, places, businesses, homes, activities, events, disasters, etc.
* Documents and business records relating to farms, stores,
* Genealogical records relating to families that lived and worked in Southold.
* Objects, including furniture, clocks, accessories, etc.
* Textiles, such as quilts, samplers, coverlets, etc.
* 18th century clothing, accessories, etc.
* Papers and photographs that document the lives of African
American families in Southold.
* Papers and photographs that document the lives of the Polish
& Lithuanian farming families.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept 19th and 20th century clothing
unless it is of exceptional quality and condition and relates to an important
member of the Southold community.
However, we will accept items outside of the above
listed categories to be sold to benefit the collections fund. Items must
be in good, saleable condition. If you have items that you would like to
donate for this purpose please contact the Society directly.
If you have any questions regarding these guidelines, or need
further information, please contact us at (631) 765-5500 or via email at