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Subject: Storage of microfilm masters

Storage of microfilm masters

From: Wolfgang Hesse <rundbrief>
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 1998
Maria Esteva <patrimon [at] fundantorchas__retina__ar> writes

>I have read somewhere (I am sorry for being so unprecise about that)
>that the masters could be stored in refrigerators if they are well
>wrapped with paper, aluminium foil, and plastic. We have been
>searching for an adequate refrigerator. We found that the ones that
>have a glass in front can go down to -2 degrees Centigrade, but the
>manufacturers told us that they will take the same humidity that
>there is in the room according to the quantity of times that the
>doors are opened and because they have  air circulation inside since
>it is a non frost refrigerator.

You may address yourself to conservator Mr Jesper Stub Johnsen at
Lyngby, Denmark. He did a research work on this problem and found an
interesting solution: bev-jsj [at] brede__natmus__min__dk

Wolfgang Hesse
Editor Rundbrief Fotografie

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