Services offered to the library and archive community include:

  • Conservation treatments for books made of leather, cloth, paper, and vellum
  • Construction of archivally sound drop-spine boxes
  • Aqueous and non-aqueous deacidification of both bound and unbound paper artifacts
  • Flat paper and vellum conservation treatments
  • Preservation photocopying
  • Preservation strategies design
  • Grant procurement assistance
  • Disaster planning and recovery
  • Training sessions, workshops, and lectures
  • Maintenance of entire collections
  • Providing unique solutions to the complex preservation problems of the library and archive administrator
All treatments employed are consistent with the guidelines established by the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), an organization of which I am a Professional Associate. The reversibility of all treatments is guaranteed.  Permanent and durable materials are used exclusively.  Fine arts insurance is offered on all items in my care.

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Jeffrey M. Rigby, AIC
Library & Archive Conservation
167 Route 25
Hudson, NY 12534

Phone/Fax: 518 828 5929