Preserving Family Heirlooms

There are many options and factors when it comes to preserving family heirlooms, when you know the right places to look. If you have ever wondered where to direct a patron looking for local preservation resources, the following list will hopefully prove informative and helpful:

Local Binderies (Book restoration and binding services) 

Conservation Services (Objects, Paintings, Frames and Gold Leaf) 

Conservation Services (Books, Paper, Photographs and Textile)     

Audio, Video & Film Transfer Services 

There are also many web resources and local organizations with plenty of preservation information.  

Community Preservation and Disaster Recovery Organizations 

Web Resources 

You may always contact Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Conservation, Preservation and Access Department (CP&A) for questions and guidance as well!  

  • Preservation Lab: 412-622-5785 (Tara Walsh, Preservation Librarian) 
  • Preservation Office: 412-622-5599 (Jackie Mignogna, Coordinator) 

Happy Conserving!  

Emma Pyle, Conservation Technician, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 

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  1. Beth Lawry

    Emma–This is awesome! Beth–Shaler

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