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Preservation of records: Code of practice for the mechanical cleaning of records

Archival records can be difficult to clean, either due to their delicate condition or the fragility of inks and pigments. Consequently, care must be taken when carrying out this treatment to avoid further damage or loss of information.

This resource from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland outlines their code of practice for the mechanical cleaning of records.

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Date created: 2006

Author: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Publisher: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland