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    Beyond “Photo-Safe”…What Does it All Mean?

    This blog was written for the The Photo Managers. Archival Methods is a Photo Managers industry partner, and a sponsor of their annual Save Your Photos Month.   Why do these terms matter? Photo-safe. Archival. Acid-free. These are just some of the terms that are used when describing products in the photo industry…but what do […]

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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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    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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    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

    5 Steps to Preserving Family PhotographsTintypes | 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR Family PhotographsCabinet Cards & Cartes-de-Visite | 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR 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 […]

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    Cabinet Cards & Cartes-de-Visite | 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR Family Photographs

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

    5 Steps to Preserving Family PhotographsTintypes | 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR Family PhotographsCabinet Cards & Cartes-de-Visite | 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR Family Photographs      Cabinet Cards & Cartes-de-Visite: 5 Steps to Archivally Preserve YOUR Family Photographs         Two of the most popular forms of 19th century photography […]

Presentation & Storage

Archival Solution of the Week | New & Improved Museum / Solander Case

Archival Solution of the Week: New & Improved Museum / Solander Case So, there is a reason these top-of-line archival boxes


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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

Beyond “Photo-Safe”…What Does it All Mean?

This blog was written for the The Photo Managers. Archival Methods is a Photo Managers industry partner, and a sponsor


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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

Storing Negatives | Archival Methods Expert How-To Guide

Storing Negatives:Archival Methods Expert How-To Guide We all have old film negatives—either in our family archives or as part of


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All-In-One Kits & Accessories

Archival Solution of the Week | USB & Memory Card Storage Kit

Archival Solution of the Week: USB & Memory Card Storage Kit              Let's face it, folks, as


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