Preservation Storage for Textiles

General preservation guidelines outlined in this video General Textiles Housing Only archival (chemically safe) materials, such as acid free tissues, folders, boxes, etc., should be used for housings. If you are unsure about the composition of materials consult a conservator.Avoid stacking and overcrowding textiles as this can cause physical damage such as chafing, crushing, or […]

Preservation Storage for Objects

General preservation guidelines outlined in this video with additional details regarding specific object types Proper housing (storage containers) is an essential part of preservation. Only archival (chemically safe) materials, such as acid free tissues, folders, boxes, etc., should be used for housings. If you are unsure about the composition of materials consult a conservator.Avoid stacking […]

Preservation Storage for Photographs

General preservation guidelines outlined in this video Only archival (chemically safe) materials, such as acid free folders, boxes, etc., should be used for housings. If you are unsure about the chemical composition of materials consult a conservator.  Photographs require housings made of materials that have passed the PAT (Photographic Activity Test) Photographs should not be […]

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