Become a Member Becoming a member of the Friends of the Archives unites you with a community of professional and lay historians who share an interest in the culture and history of North Carolina and want to use their time, energy, and financial commitment toward the preservation of irreplaceable artifacts. The Friends provides opportunities to volunteer with archival processing and program development and your tax deductible donations stay in North Carolina. Membership benefits 10% discount on products and workshops. Our semiannual online newsletter, The Charter that keeps you informed about State Archives of North Carolina Annual meetings featuring appearances by nationally recognized historians and authors. Tax-deductible membership dues. The Friends of the Archives Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Please check with your tax preparer for details. Click on the membership level below to be redirected to PayPal. Once you have completed the PayPal transaction, you will be returned to the State Archives website. If you would like to send in a check instead, please use this form. Thank you for your support! Individual Member $35 annual dues Family/Organization Membership $60 annual dues include societies (i.e. genealogical, public libraries etc.) Special Membership $20 annual dues reserved for students, educators, and members of the military Supporter Membership $100 annual dues Business Membership $500 annual dues Lifetime Membership $1,500 onetime dues One-Time Donation Support the work of the Friends of the Archives. Your donation enables us to preserve and restore valuable documentary materials; purchase collections; and fund internships for students preparing for careers in archival administration and support staff training. Without such support, these activities would not be possible. Volunteer Volunteer or Intern with the Friends of the Archives The Friends of the Archives, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. Donations may be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please check with your tax preparer for details. Membership dues cover the period for the calendar year January-December.