Play a role in preserving New Bern’s history
The New Bern Historical Society (NBHS) has been collecting books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, photographs, architectural drawings, and artifacts about the city of New Bern, NC since 1923. Much of NBHS’s collections are the result of donations from individuals, families, and organizations that recognize NBHS as a secure and trustworthy repository for housing and caring for the story of New Bern.
We encourage you to consider donating your historical materials to NBHS where these materials will be preserved so they can inform and inspire future generations. All historical materials donated to NBHS must be directly connected to the history of New Bern, NC.
Before donating your historical materials, please contact the Historical Society and ask to speak with our curator.