Packing and moving collection items

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The way that collection items are packed and moved is at the heart of collections care. Understanding how to best pack your collection can help reduce any unneccessary handling and can help mitigate against less than ideal storage environments by creating protective micro-climates for items.

Museum approach

Archive approach

The National Archives’ Managing Mixed Collections document has a whole section on Storage and packing for mixed collections (from p49 onwards)

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