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Special Media Storage in HBCA
Special Media Storage in HBCA



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The vault renovations included provision for specialized storage of cartographic records, photographs, documentary art and library holdings.


HBCA has twenty-two maps on vellum, an un-tanned animal skin that is highly reactive to changes in humidity which can cause deformations and cracking and flaking of media. Protective enclosures mitigate the risk of deterioration.
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Keywords: Special Media Storage Hudson's Bay Company Archives HBCA Canada
Copyright: © Government of Manitoba
Place: Hudson's Bay Company Archives (HBCA), Winnipeg
Country: Canada
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