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    Hollinger Hinged Boxes - Buffered
    Hollinger boxes are the box of choice for individuals and institutions who seek a high quality, value for money solution for archival-grade storage. These are made from heavy 60pt archival board with heavy duty deeply pronged metal edge stay. Boxes have one-piece construction with a hinged lid and a double thick bottom. The boxes are acid-free and contain no lignin nor residual sulfur. They are treated with alkaline buffers to help neutralize the acidity of anything stored in them and resist atmospheric sulfur dioxide. Grey exterior with white interior.

      Metal-edged Hinged Boxes
      Acid-free, Lignin-Free, Buffered
    • Acid-free (pH of approximately 8.5)
    • Buffered with 3% calcium carbonate to retard the effects of migrant acidity and atmospheric pollutants
    • Lignin-free
    • Grey color 60pt board is non-bleeding
    • Black metal reinforced edges make this an extremely durable box
    • Black nylon cord loop that allows easier removal from shelving

    Priced to clear out... limited quantities
    Letter 2 1/2"
    (12.25 x 10.25 x 2.5") ... 13.00   Now only 5.00 (C$)
    You save $8.00 per box!
    Oversize Legal 5"
    (15.5 w x 12.5 h x 5") ... 14.50    Now only 5.00 (C$)
    You save $9.50 per box!

    Hollinger two piece Boxes (box plus lid)
    Hollinger boxes are the box of choice for individuals and institutions who seek a high quality, value for money solution for archival-grade storage. The boxes are acid-free and contain no lignin nor residual sulfur. Grey exterior with white interior.

    Priced to clear out... limited quantities
    30.5 X 24.5 X 3"......... 49.95    Only 15.00 (C$)
    You save $34.95 per box!
    16.5 X 20.5 X 3"......... 19.95    Only 7.00 (C$)
    You save $12.95 per box!
    5.75 X 11.5 X 3.5"......... 15.00    Only 5.00 (C$)
    You save $10.00 per box!

    Hollinger two piece Boxes WITH WINDOW (box plus lid)
    Hollinger boxes are the box of choice for individuals and institutions who seek a high quality, value for money solution for archival-grade storage. The boxes are acid-free and contain no lignin nor residual sulfur. Grey exterior with white interior.

    Priced to clear out... limited quantities
    16.5 X 20.5 X 3"......... 24.95    Only 7.00 (C$)
    You save $17.95 per box!

    Drop Front Archive Boxes - (Hollinger board)
    Drop front archive boxes provide maximum archival protection for standard size photographs and art prints. These high quality buffered boxes can also be used for textiles including cotton, linen, acrylic and polyester textiles but NOT recommended for protein-based textiles such as wool and silk. Two-piece construction and a drop front permit easy access to the stored items. Full telescope top for maximum stacking strength. Made in Canada using Hollinger board

      Drop Front Archive Boxes
      Acid-free, Lignin-Free, Buffered
    • Acid-free, pH of 8.5 - 9.0
    • Buffered with 3% calcium carbonate
    • Lignin-free
    • No alum sizing
    • High alpha cellulose content fibers
    • Grey color 60pt board is non-bleeding
    • Passes P.A.T. (Photographic Activity Test)
    • Metal reinforced edges make this an extremely durable box, with superior stacking strength
    • Fully removable cover and drop-front style give maximum protection while allowing easy access to contents, with no opportunity for damage
    • Metal label holder on each box allows you to easily label contents - organizing your archive is effortless!
    • Made in Canada using Hollinger board

    Priced to clear out... limited quantities

    4.5 X 6.5 X 1.5"......... 10.15    Only 5.00 (C$)
    You save $5.15 per box!
    4.5 X 6.5 X 3"......... 11.92    Only 5.00 (C$)
    You save $6.92 per box!
    12.5 X 9.5 X 1.5"......... 17.10    Only 5.00 (C$)
    You save $12.10 per box!
    14.5 X 11.5 X 1.5"......... 18.46    Only 7.00 (C$)
    You save $11.46 per box!
    14.5 X 11.5 X 3"......... 19.45    Only 7.00 (C$)
    You save $12.45 per box!
    24.5 X 20.5 X 3"......... 39.95    Only 12.00 (C$)
    You save $27.95 per box!

BINDERS - Archival / Specialty, and Clear Sheet Protectors for Binders
    Clear Sheet Protectors for North American Binders - Top Loading (polypropylene)
    Sealed on 3 sides with a reinforced binding edge that prevents tearing at the holes. Archival grade, acid-free, clear, polypropylene is non-clinging for easy handling. Won't stick, or lift off inks. Fits into regular 3 ring binders. Excellent for storage of photocopies, charts, photos, etc.

      8.5 X 11 sheet protectors, pk of 50... $37.95 (C$)

    UK Certificate Binders for UK & Ireland birth, marriage and death certificates
    A new solution for storage for your UK birth, marriage and death certificates, and other documents. Family historians with UK ancestors know how difficult it is to find a suitable product in which to store the awkward-sized certificates for your UK family. These certificate binders not only give you an archivally sound storage method, they also provide easy access for users to view the cerificates without unnecessarily handling them. The deluxe textured and padded covers of provide a sense of quality when viewed or handled. 44.5cms x 27cms approx. (17.5ins x 10.75ins). This landscape, four 'O' ring, grained and padded PVC binder is available in three colours.

    The binder has a transparent pocket on the spine, will lay flat when open. Each binder will hold up to 40 polypockets, thus storing up to 80 certificates if they are placed back to back, two per pocket.
      UK Ceritficate Binder No longer available
    Tabbed Dividers for UK Certificate Binder
    This set of 5 tabbed dividers enables separation of polypockets in the certifcate binder into your own groupings (i.e. family groups; birth, death, marriage etc.). The dividers are made from fine-grade heavy-weight acid-free card stock.
      5 Tabbed Dividers......... 9.50 (C$)
    Mylar Clear Certificate Holders for UK Certificate Binders - BEST QUALITY
    39.8cms x 23.4cms approx. (15.5" x 9" internal measurement of the pocket). Made from crystal clear polyester these pockets have an extra secure opening on the short side which keeps contents firmly in place until the ring mechanism of the binder is opened. Polyester (Mylar) is inert (acid free) and is acclaimed and approved by museums and major archives as safe and suitable for long-term storage of documents.
      20 Mylar Holders......... 75.00 (C$)

    Clear, archival grade, polypropylene photo display and storage system. The protective pages are designed for use with standard 3 ring binders and the pages have "pockets" for holding the photography firmly in place without the need for adhesives or corners. Available in a variety of pocket sizes as follows

    Select the sheets you need for the size of the photographs you plan to store:

      8" x 10"  (holds 2 photos per page - 1 in each side)
      10 Sheets......... 12.95 (C$)

      8 1/2" x 11 (holds 2 photos per page - 1 in each side)
      10 Sheets......... 12.95 (C$)

    Transparent polyethylene bags for for storage of newspapers pages or other ephemera.
    These sizes are specific to standard and tabloid newspaper sizes, but can be used for any materials that suit the size. Protection and display of treasured newspapers, posters, art work, prints, printed matter, certificates, from dust, dirt, pollution and finger oils.

    25 bags, 14 1/4 X 19 in. ... 13.95 (C$)

    25 bags, 12 X 19 in. ... 13.95 (C$)


    Crystal-clear Mylar is the toughest and strongest of all polyester archival materials. Transparent enclosures must be made of polyester (Mylar) polypropylene, polyethylene or triacetate to be considered archivally "sound" These particular materials are inert (chemically stable) and pH neutral. Mylar gives acid-free, long-term protection without thickness or bulk. These top-loading envelopes are sealed on three sides. Suitable for all types of documents. Perfect for protection (and display) of treasured materials from dust, dirt, pollution and finger oils. 3 mil.

    7" X 10"......... 14.75/ pkg of 5 (C$)
    7" X 10"......... 52.75/ pkg of 25 (C$)
    9" X 12"......... 16.25/ pkg of 5 (C$)
    9" X 12"......... 58.50/ pkg of 25 (C$)
    9" X 14.5"......... 22.50/ pkg of 5 (C$)
    9" X 14.5"......... 80.50/ pkg of 25 (C$)

    FILE FOLDERS, Acid-Free
    Made of acid-free 10 pt. Board, pH of 8.5%. 3% calcium buffer. File folders are basic to every archival filing system and are available in letter size (for 8 1/2" x 11" papers), legal size (for 8 1/2 x 14" papers)

    25 Letter size folders......$20.95 (C$)
    25 Legal size folders......$24.95 (C$)

    ENVELOPES, Acid Free
    Permatec, Acid Free top loading envelopes. Made from 7 pt. Acid and lignin free paper, buffered with 3% calcium carbonate. No adhesive on flap and seams are sealed with ph neutral adhesive

    5 Acid free envelopes, 8.5 X 10.5... $3.50 (C$)

    Magnabrite Magnifier
    Four times magnification of both image and light. The Magnabrite “LGL”(Light Gathering Loupe) is a superbly crafted, solid acrylic 4X magnifier with a unique characteristics. It actually intensifies the light that passes through it, making the magnified subject clearer and nearly four times brighter. There are no bulbs or batteries in the LGL; the power behind its clarity and magnification is innovative optical engineering and precision lens grinding. What’s more, this North American-made loupe is very affordably priced. The Magnabrite® 4X Light Gathering Magnifier is made of crystal-clear solid acrylic, precision machined and polished in the same manner as camera lenses and other fine optics. The base of the magnifier is slightly concave to reduce the risk of scratching or damaging the lens surface. Other look-alike magnifiers in the same price range are hollow, molded plastic and do not offer the same features or quality as the Magnabrite® Light Gathering Magnifier. Ideal for family historians, designers, architects, graphic artists, photographers, crafters, model builders, collectors, hobbyists, and genealogists. Has also been proven to be a valuable tool for people experiencing the early stages of macular degeneration. Comes with a protective cloth bag with draw-string.

    2 1/2 in. Diameter......... 29.95 (C$)
    3 1/2 in. Diameter......... 55.95 (C$)
    4 1/2 in. Diameter......... 149.95 (C$)

    Cotton Gloves
    Always wear cotton gloves whenever you handle documents or photographs to prevent contamination by finger print oils, acid and dirt. A must for everyone handling old materials. One size fits most. 100% white cotton

    One pair cotton gloves... 3.95 (C$)

    CONSERVATION AID - Preserving Family Archives
    By Kyla Ubbink
    Published by Kyla Ubbink, Ottawa, 2014
    Professional archival conservator Kyla Ubink has created this handy and durable reference sheet for those seeking to preserve and store their family archives materials. She shares much accurate and valuable information in just 4 pages! From identifying what causes damage and deterioration to how to combat it, Ms. Ubbink discusses safe storage methods for a wide variety of materials including documents, photos, textiles, physical objects and more. Also covered is how to respond to and overcome mould and pest infestations as well as other disasters. Because this resource will be referred to often, it is laminated for long life under frequent handling.
    ISBN [none applied]     More information
    Laminated...9.95 (C$)

    RESEARCHERS' AID:    Organize it - Systematic, Safe, Accessible. Organization Tips for Genealogists
    By Jane L. Down
    Published by Jane L. Down, Ottawa, 2012
    It can be more challenging to organize and safely store paper records, photographs, digital records and artifacts than it is to obtain them in the first place. Jane Down shares valuable tips on document and keepsake organization and preservation in this handy 4 page laminated quick reference guide for genealogists. A complete list of included topics can be found in 'More information'
    ISBN [none applied]     More information

    Laminated...... 9.95 (C$)

    BOOK - Tracing Your Ancestors Through Family Photographs: A Complete Guide for Family & Local Historians
    By Jayne Shrimpton
    Published by Pen & Sword, Barnsley UK, 2014
    Jayne Shrimpton's complete guide to dating, analysing and understanding family photographs is essential reading and reference for anyone undertaking genealogical and local history research. Using over 150 old photographs as examples, she shows how such images can give a direct insight into the past and into the lives of the individuals who are portrayed in them. Almost every family and local historian works with photographs, but often the fascinating historical and personal information that can be gained from them is not fully understood. They are one of the most vivid and memorable ways into the past. This concise but comprehensive guide describes the various types of photograph and explains how they can be dated. It analyses what the clothes and style of dress can tell us about the people in the photographs, their circumstances and background. Sections look at photographs of special occasions - baptisms, weddings, funerals - and at photographs taken in wartime, on holiday and at work. There is advice on how to identify the individuals shown and how to find more family photographs through personal connections, archives and the internet - and how to preserve them for future generations. Jayne Shrimpton's handbook is an authoritative, accessible guide to old photographs that no family or local historian can be without.
    ISBN 9781781592809     More information
    Soft cover...... 29.95 (C$)

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