Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society

Give Today to Build the Museum

Your generous gift will help sustain and grow the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society. Thank you.



Thanks to Donors

These institutions and individuals have joined in support at the Directors Circle and above for the giving year.


Gifts In Honor / In Memory

These individuals are remembered and honored by our donors.


Make a Lasting Gift to the Museum

Remember the virtual museum and archive in your will or estate plan, using the following language: "To the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society for the virtual museum and archive of the history of financial regulation."


The Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution, independent of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and receiving no public funding. Contributions to the Society are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The Society’s Federal tax identification number is 52-2213646.

Black and white photo of a busy street in New York, in the early 20th century. The Curb Market - 1902 (Courtesy of the Library of Congress)

Giving Levels

Your gift will be recognized at one of the following levels:

  • Donor: $50 - $99
  • Contributor: $100 - $249
  • Sustainer: $250 - $499
  • Directors Circle: $500 - $999
  • Commissioners Circle: $1,000 - $2,499
  • June 6th Circle: $2,500 - $4,999
  • Chairmen Circle: $5,000 - $9,999
  • FDR Circle: $10,000 - $24,999
  • 1934 Circle: $25,000 and more

Permission for Use

The virtual museum and archive is copyrighted by the SEC Historical Society. The Society reserves the right to restrict access to or use of the museum by any user at any time.

Users are prohibited from sharing or downloading any material for publication or commercial purposes without written permission from the Executive Director. Requests for permission must be submitted by email and specify the material requested and for what purpose.

Material used with the Society's permission should be credited to: www.sechistorical.org.