Mission:
To foster an appreciation and knowledge of Fayette County
through preservation, restoration, interpretation, and education.

General criteria for artifacts:
The HDF Museum shall seek and consider additions to the permanent collection that furthers the Museum’s mission. Objects may be acquired through gift, bequest, purchase, exchange, or any other transaction type which transfers title and the object to the HDF Museum. All objects accepted into the collection become the HDF Museum’s exclusive property and may be exhibited, loaned, retained, or disposed of in the best interest of the museum and the public it serves.

In developing the collection, the principal objects targeted for acquisition and care are:

  • – Materials produced or used in Fayette County that provide interpretive history of the county.
  • – Materials not made or used in Fayette County, but related to the history of the region or individuals and collected for research, exhibit and educational use.

Patrons with period artifacts who would like to share their treasures and see them on display at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum are encouraged to contact the house manager for more information on making a donation or loan to the museum,
or complete the form below:

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
By submitting this item and this form...
I owned, (or I legally represent the owner) on the property listed below. I have read and understood the representations listed on the backside of this form and hereby unconditionally donate the below described
property to the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority.

 

REPRESENTATIONS OF THE FAYETTEVILLE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The following representations are made regarding donated property:

  1. All objects accepted by the Fayetteville Downtown Authority become the property of the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority. The gift is made without restrictions, including displays, preservation, retention or disposition of the property, either now or in the future.
  2. The donor transfers to the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority all right and title to the copyright, trademark and any related interest associated with this property insofar as the donor holds them.
  3. Due to limited storage and exhibition space, the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority cannot promise the permanent exhibition of any object.
  4. The Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority is a nonprofit organization under the law of the State of Georgia; gifts made to the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority may be tax-deductible. All donors should consult with their tax advisors regarding whether this gift is tax-deductible.
  5. The Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority makes NO representations regarding the value of the property donated. Further, the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority will not execute any agreements or statements regarding the value of the property donated. All valuations of donated property shall be performed by independent appraisal at the sole cost, expense and discretion of the donor.