All the parts of a book—the binding, paper, and text—afford evidence of its past. Your cooperation and care in handling ensure the preservation of their physical as well as textual integrity. Please note that many items may require advance notice and additional staff time in order to be prepared for safe use in the Reading Room.
As stated before, archival materials can range from letters, manuscripts, paper records, scrapbooks, artifacts, photographs, and books etc. These are stored generally in document boxes, and are arranged by box and folder number.
If you have any further questions or would like to know more about handling, ask Anne.