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Tips For Home Preservation
 of Personal and Family Documents

CONTROL THE ENVIRONMENT. The single most important factor affecting the condition of paper-based documents is their environment:

PACKAGE PROPERLY

REPAIRS:  FIRST, DO NO HARM. The cardinal rule of document repair is never do anything that can't be undone.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS.

CONSERVATORS,  Local and National.

   

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