Reply To: Straight Pins 1917 Remove?

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Dear Linda,

As a proud NPS employee, I’d like to recommend an “oldie but goodie” Conserv-O-Gram:

http://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/19-05.pdf  “Removing Fasteners from Archival Documents.”  It has a good description of using a microspatula and protective strip of mylar to remove fasteners such as yours.

Margaret Welch

Archivist, Northeast Museum Services Center