Documents & Newspapers

Document Conservation, Document Restoration, Document Archiving

The Preservation Source not only carries document archiving and paper conservation supplies, but can assist you with document preservation, antique document restoration, and document framing.  Don't let your vital documents deteriorate!  Call us today and let's get it done.



For Your Infomation

Two important processes of interest are deacidification and encapsulation.

Deacidification inhibits documents from becoming brittle and yellowing.  It also protects paper from future deterioration by leaving a deposit of magnesuim carbonate on the paper fibers.

Encapsulation is an environmental enclosure -- using a stable polyester plastic with a neutral pH -- that keeps documents from becoming soiled and is a barrier to acid migration.



Newspaper Preservation, Newspaper Storage, Preserve Newspapers

Archival newspaper storage and newspaper preservation require an acid-free newspaper storage box and  . . . . . . . . . . .


The details for how to preserve newpaper articles is similar to that of other papers documents using the following process:


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Below you will find the necessary supplies to preserve your own documents, newspapers, or newspaper clippings.  Or, if you need a professional touch with your document restoration, document framing, or newspaper preservation project, give us a call at (801) 233-9118.