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Subject: Humidification


From: Mary Todd Glaser <nedcc>
Date: Friday, March 26, 1993
In response to Milan Hughston's question about flattening early 20th
century newspapers, I believe these are excellent candidates for the
plastic trash can method of humidification (relatively insoluble ink,
relatively absorbent paper).  For details contact NEDCC for our handout
on humidification.  A penurious historical society, presumably lacking
climate controls, might also attempt unfolding during a lengthy period
of humid weather, when the papers may relax just enough to be

Mary Todd Glaser
Northeast Document Conservation Center

                  Conservation DistList Instance 6:52
                  Distributed: Sunday, March 28, 1993
                        Message Id: cdl-6-52-004
Received on Friday, 26 March, 1993

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