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Archive: May 2021 (2 Posts)

Close-up view of two hands carefully at work on an aged, yellowing manuscript with handwriting

Conservation at the Library: What We Do!

Posted by: Samantha Schireson

The Library of Congress stewards hundreds of thousands of paper-based and special format materials, and the Conservation Division at the Library employs a diverse staff of conservators, preservation specialists and technicians to treat and care for the incredible range of collections. Special collections materials, as well as the expansive general collection, are cared for according …