Resources for Taking Care of Photographs

Prepared By Kelly Francis-Love and Melissa Peña Care, Handling and Storage of Photographs-Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/preservation/care/photo.html   Caring for Your Treasures-American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works...

How to Care for Photos

By Kelly Francis-Love, the archivist Store at low temperature and low relative humidity Experts recommend higher than 15% relative humidity and less than 65% relative humidity in an area that consistently stays below 75° F at all times. If you’re not sure about these...

The Margaret H. McAllen Memorial Archives

By Kelly Francis-Love, the archivist There is an old saying that a picture is worth 1,000 words. In many ways, this is true. Photographs can reveal much about a region’s heritage and history. The Margaret H. McAllen Memorial Archives is host to one of the largest...