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Researching Antiques and Collectibles: Care and Conservation

Learn how to research the provenance and value of your antiques & collectibles.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Founded in 1973, the Northeast Document Conservation Center is the first independent conservation laboratory in the United States to specialize exclusively in the conservation and preservation of paper-based collections. NEDCC provides professional conservation treatment for books, maps, photographs, documents, parchment, papyrus, manuscripts, architectural plans, and works of art on paper. NEDCC treats many highly significant paper and photographic objects and continues to be the premiere center for the most difficult conservation challenges.

  • Detailed information about the materials and techniques used to preserve books and paper documents
  • Book and Paper Digitization
  • Oversize Imaging
  • Film Reformatting
  • Archival Print Reproduction
  • X-Ray Film Scanning


Books on Care and Restoration of Artworks and Antiques