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    Old Photos & Heirlooms | Safe Alternatives to Basement & Attic Storage

        Old Photos & Heirlooms: Safe Alternatives to Basement & Attic Storage              Archival Binder Pages & Collector Grade Binders are perfect for elegantly storing old photos on shelvesin your home or office, avoiding the many risks associated with storage in basements & attics. (Please click on each image for more […]

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    Archival Mounting | 4 Easy Steps for “Floating” an Image in a Mat

      Archival Mounting: 4 Easy Steps for “Floating” an Image in a Mat         One of the more dynamic archival mounting techniques involves “floating” an image in the center of a window mat so that the entire piece can be seen. Here we’re going to cover 4 steps for accomplishing this by using […]

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    Scanning Photographs | Why these 8 Steps for Family Archiving are Important!

      Scanning Photographs: Why these 8 Steps for Family Archiving are Important!       The answers to the questions posed in the photo above are in fact some of the most important things you can do when it comes to family history . . .     . . . scanning photographs, old & new […]

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    Archival Binders | NEW Designs from Archival Methods

        Archival Binders: NEW Designs from Archival Methods              Our NEW Binder with Tab & Slipcase (on left) and Collector Grade Legal Binders (on right).(Please click on each image for more information.)   Archival Methods is pleased to announce the availability of two newly designed archival binders:   • Binder with Tab & […]

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    Tintypes | 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR Family Photographs

    This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series 5 Steps to Preserving Family Photographs

            Tintypes: 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR Family Photographs         Have you ever wondered about those curious photographs in your family archive that appear to be printed on a thin sheet of metal? Well, these are tintypes, a popular 19th-century photographic process—actually on a piece of lacquered iron, not […]

Presentation & Storage

Archival Storage & Presentation | Our Top 10 Most Popular Blogs of 2017

        Archival Storage & Presentation:Our Top 10 Most Popular Blogs of 2017 Here is Archival Methods' list of


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Family History & Genealogy

Preserving Photographs | 5 Steps to Rescue Snapshots from Old Family Displays

Preserving Photographs:5 Steps to Rescue Snapshots from Old Family Displays           Recently I was asked for advice


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Preserving Collections

5 Steps for Easy Archival Storage & Organization

5 Steps for Easy Archival Storage & Organization Here's a question (see images below): If you've taken the correct steps


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Matting & Framing

Archival Framing | 4 Steps for Choosing What’s Right for YOU!

Archival Framing: 4 Steps for Choosing What's Right for YOU!              Some of the colors & profiles


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Products In Action

Archival Methods’ Easiest & Most Versatile Archival Storage Solution

Archival Methods' Easiest & Most Versatile Archival Storage Solution The photo above shows a variety of different antique images &


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All-In-One Kits & Accessories

Archival Update | Genealogy & Collections 1 | Newspaper & Magazine Storage

Archival Update / Genealogy & Collections 1: Newspaper & Magazine Storage Well, folks, every once in a while we'll be


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