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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
https://davidashleystudio.com/

 

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

 

Nicole Cotten

https://www.theforeedge.com/
 

Mountain States Art Conservation
https://www.msaconservation.com/
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
303-444-0124
twohandspaperie.com
Not sure they still do enclosures.

 

Meininger
499 N Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

(303) 698-3838
https://www.meininger.com/

 

Archival Supplies
MicroClimates (from Custom Manufacturing Inc.)
https://archivalboxes.com/

 

Conservation Resources International

1.800.634.6932 • conservationresources.com
 

Gaylord Archival Storage Materials 

1.800.448.6160 • gaylord.com

Hollinger/Metal Edge

1.800.862.2228 • hollingermetaledge.com

University Products 

1.800.628.1912 • universityproducts.com

 

 

Commercial Binderies
 

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

The HF Group
340 First St. Utica, Nebraska 68456
Toll-Free: (800)869-0420
https://hfgroup.com/locations/utica-nebraska/
 

Online Resources
American Institute for Conservation
culturalheritage.org/

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

 

Preparing, Protecting, Preserving Your Family Treasures

 

Library of Congress

loc.gov/preservation/about/faqs/index.html
Instruction as well as links to comprehensive information on protecting and preserving many types of heirlooms.

 

Conservation Online (CoOL)

https://cool.culturalheritage.org/
 

Conserve O Grams

nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/
cons_toc.html

 

Heritage Emergency National Task Force
culturalheritage.org/about-us/foundation/programs/   

Tips for handling water-damaged valuables and cleaning family treasures
 

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


Northeast Document Conservation Center

nedcc.org
 

Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists

srmarchivists.org
State and local resources, including conservators

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