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#1 Walt's Daughter

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Posted 12 February 2005 - 04:54 PM

Here's a super link on the History Channel site that gives great tips for preserving your document, letters, photos, etc.  

NOTE:  One of our forum members recently discovered that the link I had here is no longer functional.



So here's some new ones for everyone:

http://loricase.com/faq.html

http://www.kshs.org/...nd-papers/12261

http://www.preservat...les/paper_e.asp

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 06:40 AM

Great Link WD.  I have a box of about 300 letter I found at an antique store from a gentleman that served in the CBI theater.  The letters are from when he left home to when he returned.  Without looking I believe they start in1 944 and end in early 1946.

Good ideas on what I can do with them now.
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#3 Walt's Daughter

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 03:45 PM

You're welcome Nick.  So many of us have these precious articles, letters, newspapers, etc., now, so I hope I can spare some pain of loss or destruction by providing helpful links like this one.

I have bought acid-free boxes and will now store all my memorabilia in them to help preserve them.

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 06:03 PM

View PostWalt, on 12 February 2005 - 04:54 PM, said:

Here's a super link on the History Channel site that gives great tips for preserving your document, letters, photos, etc.  

<a href="http://www.historych...servation.html" target="_blank">Letter Preserving</a>


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Posted 28 December 2011 - 07:32 PM

Many thanks!  Placed a few new ones a couple of minutes ago.   B)
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 12:26 AM

I did not read though all of each article, so this could be in there somewhere.

I collect a lot of original WWII pictures.  If you have them stored individually (not in albums) I put them in an acid free sleeve, go to a sports cards shop and get the plastic holders for them so they don't bend, and put them in a large drawer so no light is exposed to them.
Just my 2 cents.

#7 Walt's Daughter

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 02:39 PM

Oh absolutely.
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