Posts about preservation of family history photographs and records, including proper storage products and environment

4 May 2017

Caring for Scrapbook Family Photographs

By |4 May 2017|family photos & records, Genealogy, Preservation|Comments Off on Caring for Scrapbook Family Photographs

Are you caring for scrapbook family photographs? Do your scrapbook family photographs look like the one above? Here are some solutions from an archivist-genealogist. During #AskAnArchivist Day, Missy asked: I've been given large portions of my grandmother's photographic/scrapbook collection and also her eldest brother's. Some of the photos from [...]

25 Mar 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar

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Free Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar Join me on Saturday 1 April 2017 at 10 a.m. PDT, when I present my Finding Scottish Ancestors webinar, part of the 2017 bimonthly series hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society. Registration is free; sign up to attend clicking here. For FAQs about [...]

1 May 2016

Archives MayDay 2016

By |1 May 2016|family photos & records, Genealogy, Personal Digital Archiving, Preservation, Primary Sources|Comments Off on Archives MayDay 2016

Today is Archives MayDay 2016 – the one day each year when the entire archives profession pays attention to emergency preparedness by writing, reviewing, and revising disaster preparedness plans. At home, too often our emergency planning takes second place to more pressing demands. So I think it’s smart to take [...]

26 May 2015

Archival Supplies Sale May 2015

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Archival Supplies Sale May 2015 at Hollinger until June 1. Get 20 percent off everything at Hollinger Metal Edge, where professional archivists buy their supplies. CLICK HERE AND USE CODE: XXIII Archivists swear by Hollinger, the leader in this field since 1945. Archivists do not store priceless originals in office supplies at discount stores, home [...]