Preserving Family Archives (Quick Guide)

Preserving Family Archives (Quick Guide)

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Professional archival conservator Kyla Ubbink created this handy and durable reference sheet for those seeking to preserve and store their family archival materials. Sharing practical and accurate information for applying archival principles to a home-based setting, this guide has everything you need to know in 4 pages! Topics include:

  • What causes artifact damage and deterioration
  • Combating and mitigating the agents of deterioration
  • Proper storage techniques for paper, photographs, books, textiles, and artifacts
    • Boxes
    • Using plastics
    • Housing paper documents
    • Housing photographs
    • Housing textiles and objects
    • Framing Shelving
    • Location in the home
    • Controlling climate
  • Proper handling techniques
  • Copying and digitization
  • Continual care
  • Responding to pest and mould infestations
  • Responding to disasters
  • And a Bibliography

Because this resource will be referred to often, it is printed on a high-quality polyester for long life under frequent handling.

4 Folded Pages
Size: 8.5" X 11"
Published by Published by Kyla Ubbink, Ottawa, 2014, updated 2017
ISBN: none applied


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