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Subject: Mold

Mold

From: Deborah Rohan <deborah.rohan>
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2006
A collection of 16th century wills came to us with an advanced
infestation of powdery black mould. After removal of the spores
(with due precautions, of course), the mould staining still obscures
the text. Washing, in either cold water or hot, won't shift it. Does
anyone know of a way to get dense black mould out of the fibres of
paper?

Mrs. D. Rohan, Conservator
Cambridgeshire Archives Service
RES 1009, Shire Hall
Castle Street
Cambridge CB3  0AP
+44 1223 717297


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