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Subject: Freezing glass plate negatives

Freezing glass plate negatives

From: Jane Cullinane <jane.cullinane<-a>
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Martha Little <mlittle<-a t->sonic< . >net> writes

>Does anyone have experience freezing glass plate negatives?  Would
>this be acceptable procedure for them?  If so, are there specific
>guidelines we should follow (such as how slowly to bring up the
>temperature afterwards, whether to seal each box in a plastic bag,
>etc.)?  ...

Freezing is not recommended.  I researched the topic for public
libraries dealing with bed bug infestations and listed the types of
material that should not be frozen.


Jane F. Cullinane
Preservation, Digital Projects and CDNP
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave.
Hartford CT 06106
Fax: 860-757-6559

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:21
                 Distributed: Friday, October 24, 2014
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Received on Tuesday, 21 October, 2014

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