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Family Photographs and Albums

Family Photographs and Albums was compiled by Deborah Hollis

Associate. Prof./Head of Special Collections

Phone: 303.492.3900 email: deborah.hollis@colorado.edu



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Family Photograph Albums


Family Photograph Albums



Fading Memories: Albums Damage Photos

Written by Glenn Collins, October 3, 1987, Saturday, Late City Final Edition, New York Times

Full text article available via Lexis/Nexis' Academic Universe. Public patrons may visit Norlin Library to print or download the full text article.

Keep in mind that paper in photo albums and glues or tape can destroy your photographs


Hobby and craft stores can assist with information about the materials and tools needed to preserve those family photographs.

Creative Memories

Offers photo album preservation workshops for a fee. Check local phone book for listings.

This is not an endorsement -- just one place to get information about preservation issues.