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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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MayDay! Saving Our Archives

May 1st every year is designated as MayDay, a grassroots effort promoted by Heritage Preservation and the Society of American Archivists, to make May 1st a day to do something significant to protect archival collections in the event of a … Continue reading

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