Salvage Procedures

Guidelines for the care of some of the more common materials to be affected by a natural disaster or other emergency are listed below.

  • The listed web sites and recovery guidelines provided are in no way an exhaustive list.

General Recovery Guidelines

Family Papers or Other Archival Documents

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Bound Volumes Fan the book open Place small strips of thin white paper approximately every ¼ inch close to the spine Allow the book to dry

Books or Bound Volumes

(Photographic Film and Prints)

Magnetic Media, Audio and Video