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Special Collections Donations: How to donate

Page Overview

This page focuses on how to make a donation.

Contact us with any additional questions or to plan your visit to our reading room, located on the 1st floor of the library.

Information We Need

We rarely accept gifts without documentation. Please provide us with the following information:

  • Your name and address
  • Description of the materials donated
  • Anything you can tell us about how you acquired these materials
  • If you have photographs, please identify them with pencil or an archival pen, or provide us with that information so we can include it with the collection.

How to make a donation

Please contact Special Collections Head Librarian, Rosemary Riess to donate materials to the Special Collections and Archives:


Special Collections & Archives

David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library

Palmer College of Chiropractic

1000 Brady Street

Davenport, IA 52803

Or directly:


Sending materials

Cardboard box

When sending materials to us, make sure to give us additional documentation.

Drop Off Donation Form

Please fill out our Drop Off Donation form if you are planning on making a donation to the library.