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Scrapbooks

Here in Special Collections, we have a number of scrapbooks created for a variety of reason but all showing us how important historical artifacts are. Preservation of scrapbooks is especially complicated because of the need to preserve the paper, the photographs, the writing, etc. Today Scrapbooking is a very popular hobby with lots of decorative options. How do you know that what you are creating will last many, many years? Here is a website that tries to answer just those questions: I highly recommend the article called “Science of Scrapbooking, preservation Q & A.”

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