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It’s important to preserve the papers you have in addition to locating copies of records on your long deceased ancestors. It is just as important to preserve what no one else has as it is to locate new information already in an archives. Here are some resources with suggestions and reminders for preserving your own materials: Library of Congress Personal Archiving Page National Archives Page– “How to Preserve Family Papers and Photographs“ There are a variety of sites that offer archival quality–acid free–storage materials.  Below are links to a few: Archival Boxes on Amazon.com Acid Free Sheet Protector on Amazon.com Genealogy Tip of the Day is proudly sponsored by GenealogyBank. Try their “GenealogyBank Search” and see what discoveries you make.
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