Appraisals & Donations to the Collection

Thank you for thinking of the Massillon Museum for the home of your historic object.

Please schedule an appointment with the staff so that we may give you the attention and time you deserve. We are not legally allowed to accept anonymous donations. We will ask you to fill out a form so that we can properly document your item and track where objects come from.

Who should you contact?

Meghan Reed
Registrar

Contact by email
Phone number: 330-833-4061 x 103
Contact Meghan for questions related to donating artifacts or accession paperwork

Heather Haden
Curator
Contact by email
Phone number: 330-833-4061 x 112
Contact Heather for questions related to clothing, furniture, paintings, household items, and any other three-dimensional artifacts

Mandy Altimus Pond
Archivist

Contact by email
Phone number: 330-833-4061 x 113
Contact Mandy for questions related to archives, documents, photographs, blueprints, and any additional two-dimensional works

Items we are looking for:

Massillon Washington High School Yearbooks:

Pre-1905
1906
1909
1932-33
1958
1966-73
1979-1986
1988
1990
1997
2004-2010
2014-present


Massillon Schools Middle School yearbooks:

Longfellow Poetscript
1950s
1960-1961
1965-1973
1976
1980-1996
1998-2002
2004-present

Lorin Andrews Dragoneer
1950s
1960s
1970-1971
1973-present
 


Items we are NOT accepting:

Hats
Yearbooks not listed above
McGuffy Readers
Massillon Independent Newspapers

Where to take your Yearbooks:

If we decide not to accept your yearbook, there are two places we suggest you contact:

Washington High School Alumni Association
207 Oak Ave SE, Massillon, OH 44646
(330) 832-1224
Click here to visit their website.
Click here for a list of yearbooks they are seeking.

Village Bookshelf
746 Amherst Rd NE, Massillon, OH 44646
(330) 833-5666
Click here to visit their Facebook page.

Appraisals

Massillon Museum staff can help you look at your item for an initial assessment (example: whether your framed piece is an original or a printed poster).

Unfortunately the Massillon Museum cannot help you appraise the value of an object. We would suggest, however, that you contact the appraiser we go to for our questions:

WIESCHAUS & COMPANY: Kathleen Wieschaus-Voss
General appraisals, fine arts, antiques, estate
Office: 330.452.8537
Cell: 330.546.5173
Wieschaus & Company website
Email Kathleen

WIPIAK CONSULTING AND APPRAISALS: Andrew Richmond
Phone 740.760.1788
Decorative arts, fine arts, estate
Wipiak Consulting and Appraisals' Website
Email Andrew

CRAIG PERSONAL JEWELERS: Fred Craig
Phone: 330.492.8822
Jewelry
Craig Person Jewelers' Website
Email Craig

 
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