DETROIT (AP) — An attorney is donating a number of valuable music records from his collection to the Detroit Historical Society.

Among the items being given by Birmingham-based lawyer Henry Baskin are gold records by Eddie Kendricks and Marvin Gaye and a platinum album by Gaye.

Baskin also is providing several original album covers featuring Motown artists Rare Earth and David Ruffin.

He's to present the items to Detroit Historical Society executive director and CEO Bob Bury during an event on Monday.

The donated items will be placed in the new Allesee Gallery of Culture, which is coming to the Detroit Historical Museum in November.

Baskin acquired the records and covers during his years representing noted Detroit and national celebrities.