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Subject: Storage of cigarette packages

Storage of cigarette packages

From: Lisa Goldberg <goldkoob>
Date: Thursday, October 29, 1998
Bonnie Baskin <bbaskin [at] juno__com> writes

>Does anyone have experience in storing cigarette packages?  At the
>San Francisco Airport Museums, we've received several hundred
>historical and modern boxes and packs.
>...
>...  All
>packages, from cellophane-sealed and full to emptied, retain an
>aroma we suspect could attract continued infestation.  What
>de-infestation methods have people tried, and with what outcomes?
>...

The question is: what kind (s) of infestation evidence are found?
Note that tobacco was considered a pest deterrent in the 19th c.
Lisa Goldberg

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