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Dry Methods for Surface Cleaning of PaperCCI Tech Bulletin #11 Dry Methods for Surface Cleaning of Paper by Janet Cowan. 
This practical instruction guide is perfect for use by those responsible for care and preservation of works on paper. Describes problems caused by dirt and potential difficulties from the nature and / or condition of paper artifacts. Discusses cleaning materials and techniques and suggests specific types of works of art and archival material.

Dry Methods for Surface
Cleaning of Paper

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Maine State Archives Guidelines for Restoration and Preservation of Documentary Papers, Maps, Books

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Care and Security of Rare Books (Conserve-O-Gram 19/2) – (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/19-02.pdf

Use and Handling of Rare Books (Conserve-O-Gram 19/3) – (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/19-03.pdf

How to Care for Bound Archival Materials (Conserve-O-Gram 19/18) – (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/19-18.pdf