Information: Salvaging Photos, Paper and Other Fragile Items

Saving Water-Damaged Items (good place to start)
http://www.conservation-us.org…

Saving Water-Damaged Textiles
http://www.conservation-us.org…

Saving Water-Damaged Photos
http://www.conservation-us.org…
http://www.nedcc.org/resources…

Saving Water-Damaged Books and Records
http://www.nedcc.org/resources…

Saving Moldy Paper and Books
http://www.nedcc.org/resources…

Freezing and Drying Wet Paper and Books
http://www.nedcc.org/resources…

24-hour Emergency Hotlines (Free):

For cultural institutions and non-profits – American Institute for Conservation’s CERT Hotline (202) 661-8068

For homeowners, businesses and non-profits dealing with wet paper, photos and books
Northeast Document Conservation Center 978-470101


The National Trust for Historic Preservation also has lots of online resources for dealing with water damage on their website.
http://www.preservationnation….

So does the Preservation Trust of Vermont. They are also trying to gather as much information as possible about the damage to historic buildings across our state. This info is critical for getting recovery aid and applies to homeowners, businesses, and non-profits.
http://www.ptvermont.org/irene…

The Vermont Historical Society can also provide info. Their curator, Jackie Calder was the person who just spoke on Vermont Edition:

Jacqueline Calder, Curator, 802-479-8514, jackie.calder@state.vt.us


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