Big brain time as we think about what physical media are and whether they’ll be around later.
The Preservation category is a default category generically assigned to every post unless the post author deselects the category; originally called Conservation. Review and reassignment of posts with this category is an ongoing activity.
Ask us anything: Photo stuck to frame window
Do you have an old photograph stuck to the glass inside a frame? Collections Conservator Lisa Muccigrosso talks about how it can happen and what you can do.
Ask us anything: Storing collectibles in plastic bags
Some plastics are better than others. We talk about which ones you should use for your collectibles.
Ask us anything: White cotton gloves
Save the white gloves for your next Halloween appearance as Mickey Mouse – and learn why you shouldn’t wear them around old books.
Ask us anything: Philanthropic gifts
Preservation Services Coordinator Mindy McCoy explains how we make use of the generous gifts from our donors in our latest Preservation Week post.