Caring for Family Treasures

Here are a few ideas and techniques that archivists and museum workers use to clean, care for and preserve the items in their custody. Some of these tips may be of assistance to you in ensuring the long term care of your own materials. We hope that you find these measures and websites helpful.

Please note that if there is a rare or delicate item that requires any kind of treatment, it is always best to have a professional conservator do the work.