A Guide for ELCA Congregational Archives and History
Archival Supply Sources
Madison, WI 53707
Highsmith Library and Audiovisual Equipment & Supplies
W5527 Highway 106 P.O. Box 800
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Light Impressions and Archival Supplies
439 Monroe Avenue P.O. Box 940
Rochester, NY 14603
P.O. Box 8360
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
Gaylord Archival Supplies
P.O. Box 4901
Syracuse. NY 13221
University Products, Inc.
517 Main Street P.O. Box 101
Holyoke, MA 01041
These companies specialize in archival supplies including boxes, folders, acid-free papers and protective photographic items. Of the companies listed, Highsmith is the only one to offer the large equipment that libraries and archives use for storage; for example, shelving units and display cases.
A helpful guide to the care of archival materials is entitled, Archives and Manuscripts.
Conservation, a Manual on Physical Care and Management (Chicago, 1983), by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler, is published by the Society of American Archivists as part of the "Basic Manual Series."
Another helpful guide in the "Basic Manual Series" is August R. Suelflow’s Manual for Religious Archives (Chicago, 1980).
For information on purchasing these resources, write the Society of American Archivists, 610 5. Federal, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60605, phone 312-922-0140.
Memory Work: A Guide for ELCA Congregational Archives and History is prepared by Paul Daniels, Archivist and Curator of the Luther Seminary and ELCA Region3 Archives. ©1991, Revised 1998, 2001 and 2003. Reproduction and sharing is permitted, provided this credit is included.