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



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

We need:

Preservation Materials Cost
Roll Storage Tubes (24 pack) x7: $87.49 (or $612.43)
Corrugated Book/Magazine File Cases (10 pack) x3: $28.99 (or $86.97)
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)
Rolled Map Storage Boxes x2: $67.20 (or $134.00)
Total $1,186
NEW Tea Room Exhibit Display;  and Oral Histories Cost
Pedestal x2 275.69 (or $551.38)
Stereo System $1,999
Mounting Desk Stand $59
Installation supplies x3: $300 (or $900)
Total $3,233.69
Climate Control at Goodman  Cost
Upstairs $7,000
Downstairs $7,000
Total $14,000
Technology Cost
Laptop Replacement $329.99
Ipad x2: $329 (or $858)
Library Storage  Cost
Bookcases for oversized map boxes (26″ x 42″ x 10″) x4: $199 (or $796) or the price of materials



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!