Where can I buy preservation supplies?
The Library of Congress does not endorse any specific vendor, however, a list of common suppliers is listed below:
- Boxes (Northern States Conservation Center)
- LAPNet List of Disaster Supplies (Los Angeles Preservation Network)
Selected Vendors of Preservation Supplies [PDF: 170 KB / 1 p] (Smithsonian Institution Archives)
Additionally, the The Preservation Directorate at the Library of Congress has developed specifications for the supplies and materials used to house the Library's collections: Preservation Supply Specifications.
Additional Ways to Contact Us
Send written correspondence to:
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4530
We cannot provide: conservation (including review, examination, treatment), digitization/reformatting, access to/use of Library of Congress equipment, project funding, appraisals, recommendations for products or vendors, materials testing or analysis, preservation courses or classes, and/or responses to vendors seeking to sell or promote commercial products.