Compiled as a community service of Special Collections, Carrier Library,
James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA 22807

Inclusion on this list does not imply the endorsement of JMU, nor does omission imply censure.


Mrs. Jill Deiss, Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding, 2160 Cedar Grove Rd., Winchester, VA 22603. 540-662-2683. Binds, makes boxes, restores books.

Ms. Yolanda Merrill, 206 White St., Lexington, VA 24450. 540-463-6995, also 540-463-8662. Restores & binds books; conserves paper incl. deacidification of mss. & removal of adhesives.

Long's-Roullet Bookbinders, Inc.  Norfolk, VA 757-623-4244

Library, commerical, thesis and dissertation binding.

Mid-Atlantic Book Bindery, 1440 Hickory Hill Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803. 804-732-8970. Makes protective boxes.

Ms. Susan Nash, P.O. Box 1011, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. 304-876-3772. Repairs and conserves prints, drawings, watercolors, photographs, documents, pamphlets, historic wallpaper.

Mr. Marion E. Newkirk, Custom Hand Bookbinding, 102 Meigs Lane, Dayton, VA 22821. 540-879-9215. Repairs, conserves, & binds mss., manuals, record books, ledgers.

One Cut Bindery,  559 South Main Street Broadway, VA 540-896-7290

Wert Bookbinding, Grantville, PA 800-344-9378

Full service library and commercial bindery with hand binding and restoration services.


Bookmakers, 8260 Patuxent Range Rd., Suite C, Jessup Md 20794.  301-604-7787.  Bookmakers@earthlink.netwww.bookmakerscatalog.comBookbinding materials and tools.

Gaylord Archival Storage Materials Company, P.O. Box 4901, Syracuse, NY 13221-4901. Offers a toll free number for questions about conservation: 1-800-448-6160.

Hollinger Corporation, P.O. Box 8360, Fredericksburg, VA 22404. 540-898-7300 and 1-800-634-0491.  www.hollingercorp.comSupplies libraries & archives with wide variety of conservation materials.

Talas  Archival products and bookbinding materials and tools.  212-219-0770

University Products, Archival Catalog, 517 Main Street, P.O. Box 101, Holyoke, MA 01041-0101. 1-800-336-4847. www.universityproducts.comSells a wide variety of conservation supplies.

Framers - Many local framing businesses are equipped to use acid free matting, acid free tape or wheat paste, ultraviolet filtering glass and other conservation materials and techniques upon request

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Updated 8/2009