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College Archives: Donating to the Archives

This guide provides information about the Parkland College Archives, including rules and regulations for use, location and hours, and information about the collections.

Giving to the Archives

When you transfer or donate material to the Archives, you help create a richer understanding of the history and culture of Parkland College. Take an active role in shaping how we remember Parkland and its community. 

People fill their plates at a picnic for faculty members and their families, held at Hessel Park in Champaign, September 1967

Final decisions regarding the inclusion of materials in the archives and the disposition of archived materials shall be made by the Archivist according to the College Archives Collection Development Policy. For more information about transferring or donating material to the Parkland College Archives, please contact the archivist.

Donating Personal Papers

Guidelines for Donation

Gifts and donations to the Archives are welcomed. Contact the archivist to arrange for the donation of materials.

The Archives reserves the right to determine whether donated materials will be included in the Archives collection.

The Archives will provide a letter of acknowledgement of receipt, as well as a copy of the signed deed of gift, but will not appraise the value of donated materials.

On occasion it may be necessary for a Vice President, the President, or others to become involved in the acceptance of gifts or donations.

No donated materials shall be shelved as separate entities.


Parkland College Library
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

Fax: 217/351-2581