I CAN SMEL THE LEATHER AND MEMORIES NOW!!!! 🙂
At Shippensburg Historical Society, we have so many interesting historical items. http://www.shippensburghistory.org/ A lot of our collection is paper, which of course deteriorates from being exposed to sunlight. Because of that, years ago we had special light filtering panels added to the inside of our widows to keep some of the damaging rays of the sun out.
And deep in the center of the house, where no sun shines in from any window, is a very special closet. That closet is our old Bible repository. These are some of our oldest books, and are also those that are the best cared for. When any of us handle any book older than 50 or so years, we wear white cotton gloves. Even a small amount of skin oil can damage paper over time, and the gloves are another way we help to preserve our collection.
These Bibles are the least…
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