Founded in 1973, NEDCC is the first independent conservation laboratory in the nation to specialize exclusively in treating collections made of paper or parchment, such as works of art, photographs, books, documents, maps, and manuscripts. Today, the Center offers conservation treatment, digital imaging, and audio preservation services, as well as preservation training, assessments and consultations, and disaster advice on collections. NEDCC is a trusted resource worldwide for information on the preservation of paper-based and digital collections.
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California cultural heritage collections can schedule a free consultation for emergency preparedness assessment with "Ready – Or Not".Learn More
NEDCC specializes in serving municipal clerks, providing conservation treatment, digitization, free resources, and professional advice on caring for historic town records.Learn More