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Specific Materials – Storing Paper

Courses we recommend:


MS201: Storage for Infinity: An Overview of Museum Storage Principles (Only once in 2013)
              Course Description & Info     Instructor: Lori Benson
              Student Login    Price: $475
              Mar 4 – Mar 29, 2013      [Learn More]   


Books and products we recommend:


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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Links to related information on other sites:


ENCAPSULATION articles/paper/encapsulation.htm

How To Do Your Own Matting And Hinging articles/paper/matting.htm

Information Sheet No. 4 – Guidelines for Storing Works on Paper conservation/flatpapr.htm

Storage of Posters mailing-lists/cdl/1996/1207.html

SOS, Missouri – Local Records Retention Schedules

SOS, Missouri – Local Records Preservation Program

Window Mats for Paper Objects (Conserve-O-Gram 13/1) – (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/13-01.pdf

How to Flatten Folded or Rolled Paper Documents (Conserve-O-Gram 13/2) – (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/13-02.pdf

Polyester Encapsulation (Conserve-O-Gram 13/3) – (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/13-03.pdf