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Conservators in Private Practice

(Inclusion in this list does not constitute a recommendation by the State Library or Archives and Records Administration, Indiana State Archives.)

Archival Supplies and Conservation Equipment Vendors

Atlantic Protective Pouches
PO Box 1191
Toms River NJ 08754
Toll free phone: (800) 405-3871
Phone: (732) 240-3871
Fax: (732) 240-4306

Archival Products
PO Box 1413
Des Moines IA 50305-1413
Toll free phone: (800) 526-5640
Toll free fax: (888) 220-2397

Conservation Resources International
5532 Port Royal Road
Springfield VA 22151
Toll free phone: (800) 634-6932
Fax: (703) 321-0629

Gaylord Brothers
Box 4901
Syracuse NY 13221-4901
Toll free phone: (800) 448-6160
Toll free fax: (800) 272-3412

Hollinger Metal Edge
6340 Bandini Blvd.
Commerce, CA 90040
Phone: 800-862-2228
Fax: 888-822-6937

University Products
PO Box 101
517 Main Street
Holyoke MA 01841
Toll free phone: (800) 336-1912
Toll free fax: (800) 532-9281

Appraisal and Authentication

The American Society of Appraisers provides a database of appraisers who undergo a certification process maintained by the society.

Climate Control, Renovation and Construction/Renovation Consultation for Preservation Environments

Landmark Facilities Group
Earnest A. Conrad
252 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06855
(203) 866-4626

Garrison/Lull Inc.
Willam P. Lull:
PO Box 459,
Princeton Junction,
New Jersey 08550
Voice: 609-259-8050
Fax: 609-259-7093

Conservators in Private Practice, Bookbinders and Library Binding

Please see the American Institute for Conservation’s Guidelines for selecting a conservator for important information about how to choose a conservator to work on your cultural artifacts as well as the Find a Conservator tool to find additional conservation professionals not listed below.

For Library Binding consider the services of a certified library bindery, list available through the Library Binding Institute.

We have listed some conservators in private practice below. While we have attempted to list multiple sources in Indiana, it is not always possible to find a private practitioner in a particular field. Some conservators in private practice will take work through the mail or travel and they are included in our list.

Bill Minter Bookbinding & Conservation, Inc.
Bookbinding and Book Conservation
4364 Woodbury Pike
Woodbury, PA 16695-9516
814-793-4045 Fax

Bridgeport National Bindery, Inc.
Library binding, enclosures, book conservation, digitization , brittle books reformatting
All services are available to both individuals and institutions

662 Silver Street
P.O. Box 289
Agawam, MA 01001-0289
(800) 223-5083

Flyleaf Bindery
Book Conservation, Book Binding.
Samantha Couture
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 377-1163

The HF Group
Library Binding, Conservation Treatment, Preservation Reformatting
1010 North Sycamore Street
North Manchester, IN 46962

Jim Canary
Book conservation, referrals to other local individuals for book conservation work

Joe Cox/National Library Bindery
Library Binding, Book Binding
National Library Bindery
55 S. State Street
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 636-5606

Kathleen Kiefer
Textile Conservation
Indianapolis, IN

Textile Conservation Services
Textile Conservation
Harold F. Mailand, Director
928 N. Alabama Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3350
(317) 266-8398
(317) 266-8398 fax

Disaster Salvage and Emergency Assistance Vendors

American Freeze Dry
John Zioance
1722 Hurffville Rd. Bldg. 2A
Five Points Business Center
Deptford, NJ 08096
(866) 939-8160

185 Oakland Avenue, Suite 300
Birmingham MI 48009
Toll free phone: (800) 856-3333
Fax: (248) 594-1133

Document Restoration Services
11847 Levan Road
Livonia,MI 48150
Toll free phone: (888) 217-3418
Fax: (734) 464-4070

Pest Management

Insects Limited and Fumigation Services & Supply, Inc.
16950 Westfield Park Road
Westfield, IN 46074-9374
(317) 896-9300
(317) 867-5757 fax
1-800-992-1991 toll free

Mold Inspection and Testing
Eric Rajchel
Telephone: (855) 600-6653

PO Box 640
2000 Conner Road, Suite 100
Hebron, KY 41048
Toll free phone: (800) I-CAN-DRY (422-6379)

Floods, Fires, Mold, Etc.

Grant Proposal/Project Assistance

Many Regional Centers offer assistance in applying for and carrying out preservation and conservation grants for small institutions. Please consult sources in the Regional Centers section below.

Regional Centers

AMIGOS Library Services, Inc.
14400 Midway Road
Dallas, TX 75244-3509
Telephone: (972) 851-8000
Toll Free: (800) 843-8482
Fax: (972) 991-6061
Services: Education and Training, Preservation Management, Site Surveys, Consultations

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
264 South 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: (215) 545-0613
Fax: (215) 735-9313
Services: Conservation of Books, Paper, Parchment, Photographs

Intermuseum Conservation Association
2915 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Telephone: (216) 658-8700
Fax: (216) 658-8709
Services: Conservation of Paintings, Paper, Photographs, Books, Objects, Textiles, Frames, Analytical, Fine Art Storage

Philadelphia Office
1438 W. Peachtree St. NW, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Fax: 215.382.0022

McKay Lodge Fine Art Con/Lab (Ohio Conservation Center)
10915 Pyle-South Amherst Rd.
Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 774-4215
(440) 775-1368

Midwest Art Conservation Center
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Telephone: (612) 870-3120
Fax: (612) 870-3118
Services: Conservation of Paintings, Paper, Objects, Textiles, Analytical

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Telephone: (318) 356-7444
Fax:(318) 356-9119
Services: Conservation of Paper, Textiles, Objects/Ethnographic, Wooden Artifacts, Analytical

Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810
Tel: 978-470-1010
Fax: 978-475-6021
Services: Books, Paper, Photographs, Digitization

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