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The National Library of Australia is unable to provide specialist advice about how to look after personal collections of papers. There are however a number of resources which can assist you in keeping your archives in their best condition.
The book Keeping Archives is a useful guide for archivists which covers the key archival principles of original order and provenance. Trove can help you find and get items at libraries near you. See the FAQ What is Trove and how can I use it?
See also the FAQ Where can I find information about preservation of old books?
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