Donate an Item

The JHC Collection is a vital repository of Holocaust-era material.  Artefacts and documents are carefully catalogued and stored in a state-of-the-art temperature controlled facility to ensure their preservation for future generations.

The JHC invites members of the public who have precious items relating to the Holocaust to consider donating them to our collection for safekeeping.

The types of items sought by the Centre include:

  • Personal effects: cutlery, tools, ritual objects, jewellery, numismatics (paper or coin money, stamps);
  • Personal papers: documents, correspondence, memoirs, and scrapbooks; Photographs;
  • Textiles: concentration camp uniforms, clothing, badges, armbands, flags;
  • Art: paintings, period drawings, prints, sculpture, posters and other creative works;
  • Books, pamphlets, posters and maps;
  • Music: scores, instruments and sound recordings;
  • Written and oral testimonies;
To discuss donating an item to the JHC please contact the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact us at the Centre.

For more information on the vital role our archives play in research and educations, and in documenting Holocaust, as well as pre-war and post-war Jewish life, see our Collections page.

For more information on the vital role our archives play in research and educations, and in documenting Holocaust, as well as pre-war and post-war Jewish life, see our