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Where Do Those Boxes Come From?

As archivists, we are often asked where to purchase archival supplies, such as boxes, folders, and sleeves, for home use.  It is a great question.  Archival supplies are not typically available through office supply stores, craft stores, or discount mega … Continue reading

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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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