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Subject: Silverfish


From: Mary Ballard <ballardm<-a>
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2005
Sandra Smith <sandra_smith [at] nthp__org> writes

>One of our historic sites is suffering from an infestation of
>silverfish in an attic collections storage area. ...

You will find it efficacious to remove all extraneous paper
products--acid free tissue paper, corrugated boxes and restrict the
storage to non-cellulosic as much as possible. Cellulose absorbs
moisture at one rate (fast) and desorbs it at another (much more
slowly). This makes a happy harborage for silverfish in a warm moist

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