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Ask a Genealogist: Where to conserve moldy papers?

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Question:  I recently inherited a lot of my Uncle’s family papers that have mold.  Can you recommend a place to contact near Maine?      

Answer: When documents are in a moldy condition, try not to separate them, as they may tear or get further damage.  Also, do not store near any documents that are free of mold.  I would suggest contacting the highly recommended Northeast Document Conservation Center - http://www.nedcc.org/services/conservation.introduction.php

They can be reached via the website above or by telephone: (978)470-1010.

 


Posted by Jean Maguire at 12/13/2012 10:46:03 PM | 


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