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Conservators and Bookbinding Resources

Below is information on local bookbinders and resources for individuals who want to have their own books bound or conserved privately. These names are provided as a public service with no particular recommendation by the Book Arts League.

Please contact us with any questions you might have regarding bookbinding.

Conservation and preservation of works of art on paper and historic documents

David Ashley Studio, Bookbinding, calligraphy, letterpress

1280 Sherman St # 202, Denver, CO 80203
(303) 260-7155


Karen Jones, Book and Paper Conservator
3050 W. Denver Pl.; Denver CO 80211
303 458-5944


Nicole Cotten

Mountain States Art Conservation
An association of art conservators in the Denver metro area with specializations in paintings, textile, objects, furniture, paper, photographs, instruments.



Most larger art supply stores will also stock acid-free and archival quality storage supplies. Increasingly the hobby and scrapbooking suppliers are becoming aware of the need for archival materials. There are many national vendors of archival quality supplies.

Two Hands Paperie
803 Pearl; Boulder 80302
Not sure they still do enclosures.


499 N Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

(303) 698-3838


Archival Supplies
MicroClimates (from Custom Manufacturing Inc.)


Conservation Resources International

1.800.634.6932 •

Gaylord Archival Storage Materials 

1.800.448.6160 •

Hollinger/Metal Edge

1.800.862.2228 •

University Products 

1.800.628.1912 •



Commercial Binderies

Denver Bookbinding Company, Inc.
1401 W 47th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
(303) 455-5521

The HF Group
340 First St. Utica, Nebraska 68456
Toll-Free: (800)869-0420

Online Resources
American Institute for Conservation

Tips for caring for your collections; listings of professional conservators by region and expertise


Preparing, Protecting, Preserving Your Family Treasures


Library of Congress
Instruction as well as links to comprehensive information on protecting and preserving many types of heirlooms.


Conservation Online (CoOL)

Conserve O Grams


Heritage Emergency National Task Force   

Tips for handling water-damaged valuables and cleaning family treasures

Image Permanence Institute
information on the preservation of photographs and digital ouput.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists
State and local resources, including conservators

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