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It’s Time to Celebrate Preservation Week 2015!

American Library Association started Preservation Week in 2010 to raise awareness and promote preservation of individual, family, organizational, and community archives. If you are just starting to think about preserving historical materials in your care, here are a few tips … Continue reading

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It’s a Dirty Job, But Somebody Loves to Do it!

Cleaning is rarely on the top of anyone’s list of favorite things to do, but it is a necessary part of our existence. In the archives, cleaning is particularly important for preservation of the collections. Dirt and dust can settle … Continue reading

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New Frigidaire Freezer and a MEASUREpHASE to Boot!

The archives received two very useful tools for preservation last week.  The first is a brand new, beautiful Frigidaire upright freezer.  You might wonder why an archives would be excited about purchasing a freezer.   Besides our love of Frigidaire’s history … Continue reading

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