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From: "Kith-n-Kin" <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] Re: laminating newspapers and letters
Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 13:42:32 -0700
There are people who have done that, but I think the preponderance of opinion is *don't*! It is reallllly
permanent, and I've seen some pretty ugly, yellowed papers that someone laminated years ago.
The usual recommendation is to put them in archival quality sheet protectors, put them in a book or box,
and keep them out of the light.
There are ways to "reverse" the yellowing of newspaper paper, or at least slow it down.
You might want to go here:
And so on. . .
Best of luck
Pat (in Tucson)
Nosco vestri atavi est ingredior intellego vestri ego
(To become acquainted with your ancestors is to begin to comprehend your self)