Financial Donations

To donate financially please mail checks to the Goodman Library, 1219 First Street, Napa, California, 94559 or call (707) 224-1739 for more information.

Historical Donations

NCHS accepts paper-based materials such as documentary artifacts, books, manuscripts, photographs, and periodicals relating to the history of Napa County. Generally, we do not accept objects or any materials not directly or indirectly related to Napa County and its residents. Exceptions made on a case-by-case basis.

Fill out the contact form below with a description of your items for review by the Research Librarian.

Donations Contact Form

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Want to support the archives and research library in a tangible way? Give a specific donation to help us buy new conservation and preservation supplies.


We need:


2019 Wishlist Cost
Archival Book Repair Tape x2:  $10.95 (or $21.90)
Archival weights – small x4:  $13.95 (or $55.80)
Document Boxes – large x10:  $12.65 (or $126.50)
Document Boxes – small x10:  $11.45 (or $114.50)
Newspaper Storage Boxes x10:  $22.95 (or $229.50)
Rolled Map Storage Boxes x10:  $67.20 (or $672.00)
Museum Putty x2:  $5.05 (or $10.10)
Estimated Cost – Preservation and Installation of the “crowd-favorite” 1915 Napa County Map: $1,653
Large format negative scanner lid x2: $42.39 (or $84.78)
Photo Protectors (25/pack) x 20 $18.95 (or $379)
Moving IT back to Goodman $4,700





Instead of doing your shopping on, switch to their donation site and select Napa County Historical Society as your charitable organization. By shopping through AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to NCHS. No muss, no fuss!


Here’s how to get set up:


  1. Go to and log into your account if you’re not already.
  2. At the top left, click on Account & Lists. Under Your Account, click Your AmazonSmile.
  3. Follow the instructions to set up your AmazonSmile account.
  4. When given the option to choose a charity, search for Napa County Historical Society.
  5. That’s it!



Thank you for your support!


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