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Homepage for Webster University's Archives and Special-Collections unit

Monetary donations

Your donations help us extend our budget and allow us to purchase preservation-quality storage materials, upgrade our computer hardware, and contract with vendors for services such as digitizing print and media.

Steps to donate

To make a monetary donation:

  1. Navigate to Webster University's Giving page.
  2. Click on Make a Gift Online Today to access the online donation form.
  3. In the Designation field, select Other (write-in your designation) from the drop-down menu,
  4. then type "Webster University Archives"

Donating materials

Donations from alumni and the general public play an important role in helping us document the history of Webster University. If you have materials that you would be interested in donating to the Webster University Archives, please contact:

  • email: archives@webster.edu
  • phone: 314-246-6952  |  toll free: 1-800-985-4279

A brief description of the types of items we generally accept is available. Please note that due to space and staffing limitations, some restrictions apply. All donated materials become the property of the Webster University Archives.

Donation information from The Society of American Archivists (SAA)

The SAA has a brochure called Donating Your Personal or Family Records to a Repository which you may find helpful. Donors typically sign a deed of gift, which is explained in another SAA brochure, A Guide to Deeds of Gift.