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Here are some places to find conservation supplies.  No endorsement is implied. 

The professional organization of conservators (AIC - American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works) offers a free referral service available at the following website: http://tinyurl.com/findaconservator.  There is also a link on this website to "How I should choose a conservator?" that will also provide you with good information.  If you know of any more, click here to send us the information.

Akkra - manufacturers of Bone Folders made of Teflon. Website is: www.bonefolder.com 

Aiko's Art Materials Import, Inc., 3347 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60657  (312) 404-5600  (Conservation supplies for books and papers.)

American Institute of Conservation 

Antique Furniture Workroom Inc., 225 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010  (212) 683-0551  FAX (212) 696-1561  (Conservation supplies for wood and furniture.)

ANW-Crestwood Paper Company Inc., 315 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013  (212) 989-2700  FAX (212) 929-7532  (800) 525-3196  (Conservation supplies for books and papers.)

Archivart (Heller & Usdan), PO Box 428, 7 Caesar Place, Moonachie, NJ 07074  (800) 804 8428  (201) 804-8986  FAX (201) 935-5964  (Archival papers and boards for storage, exhibition and conservation.)

Archival Supply by The Preservation Station, preservesmart.com 
12308 Mulberry Ct. Lake Ridge, VA 22192-2005

Aspects Inc., 9477 North Opal Avenue, Mentone, CA 92359  (909) 794-7722  FAX (909) 794-6996  (Conservation supplies for wood and furniture.)

Bailey & Walke Enterprises, 20 Tealwood Shreveport, LA 71104.   (318) 861-4109  fax # 318 219 2600. (Silver Tarnish Inhibitor)

Robert W. Belcher, 2505 West Hillview Drive, Dalton, GA 30721  (706) 259-3482 (Conservation supplies for wood and furniture.)

The Bookbinder's Warehouse, 31 Division Street, Keyport, NY 07735  (908) 264-0306  (Book and paper conservation materials.)

BookMakers Int’l., 6701B Lafayette Avenue, Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737 fax (301) 927-7715 phone (301) 927 - 7787  bookmakersearthlink.net 

Bradford-Derustit Corporation, Box 151,Clifton Park, NY 12065.  Phone: (201) 485-7922, FAX (201) 485-4870.  Conservation supplies for metals.

Cansel Survey Equipment, 2414 Holly Lane, Ottawa, ON K1V 7P1, Canada.  (613) 731-4703,FAX (613)526-0712.  Conservation supplies.

Century PO Box 2393 Brea, CA 92622 (800) 767-0777, Photographic products and accessories.

Charolette Ford Trunks 313 Main Street Box 536 Spearman, TX 79081, (806) 659-3027  Conservation supplies for wood and furniture.

Chem-Clean Furniture Restoration Center, Route 7-A, Arlington, VT 05250.  (802) 375-2743.  FAX (802) 375-6606.  Conservation supplies and recaning supplies.

Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, 625 East Bunker Court, Verrnon Hills, IL 60061.  (800) 323-4340.  (847) 549-7600.  FAX (847) 549-7676.  Conservation instrumentation, educational and reference materials, and plasticware.

Conservation Materials Ltd., Box 2884, 1395 Greg Street, Suite 110, Sparks, NV 89431.  (800) 733-5283, (702) 331-0582, FAX (702) 331-0588.  Archival and conservation materials, tools, supplies, and hygrothermographs.

Conservation Resources International, Inc., 8000-H Forbes Place, Springfield, VA 22151.  (800) 634-6932, (703) 321-7730, FAX (703) 321-0629.  Archival and conservation materials.

Conservation Support Systems, 924 West Pedregosa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-4622.  (800) 4822-6299 Conservation, restoration and archival products.

Country Creation Antiques offers Authentic vintage fabrics from 1880 to 1900's for use in restoring old quilts or finishing old quilt tops. Some large amounts of yardage is available.  1-262-677-8589

Corning Laboratory Science Products Catalog, Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY 14831, (607) 737-1640  (800) 222-7740 Technical Information Laboratory supplies.

Creative Arts of Ventura/Don Ulrich Artist, PO Box 684, Ventura, CA 93002.  (805) 643-4160.  Conservation supplies for paintings.

Crescent Cardboard Company, 100 West Willow Road, Wheeling, IL 60090 (708) 537-3400, FAX (708) 537-7153  Manufacturer of conservation framing materials.

Curatorial Assistance, 113 East Union Street, Pasadena, CA 91103.  (213) 681-2401.  FAX (818) 449-9603

Specializes in traveling exhibitions; archival framing; custom-built ArtCrate reusable shipping containers; books and catalogue packaging and production.

Daniel Smith Artist's Materials, 4150 First Avenue South, PO Box 84268, Seattle, WA 98124-5568  (800) 426-7923 Service, FAX (800) 238-40065, (800) 426-6740 Orders  Artist supplies.

DEMCO, PO Box 7488, Madison, WI 53707-7488 (800) 356-1200 Library materials, archival supplies, frames, and office equipment.

Dick Blick Art Materials, PO Box 1267, Galesburg, IL 61402-1267  (800) 723-2787, FAX (309) 343-5785  (800) 933-2542 Questions  Art materials.

Earth Guild, 33 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801 (800) 327-8448  Tools, materials, and books for handicrafts.

Eastman Kodak Company, 343 State Street, Rochester, NY 14650-0811.  (716) 722-5151.  (800) 242-2424x12  Photographic film, papers, chemicals and equipment.

Fisher Scientific, 711 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15291-4785  (800) 388-8355  Chemicals and lab supplies.

FJW Optical Systems, Inc., 629 South Vermont Street, Palatine, IL 60067  (708) 358-2500  FAX (708)358-2533  Conservation supplies.

Foster Stevens  sells archival, acid-free boxes and tissue paper & Tyvek(r) that are good for quilt storage, and for use with other textiles. Foster-Stephens, inc, 1341 Howard Street Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Phone: 800-279-8269 x 202 Fax: 847-357-1101 email: n.jones@foster-stephens.com 

Gaylord Bros.,  Box 4901, Syracuse, NY 13221-4901  (800) 488-6160  FAX (800) 272-3412  (800) 428-3631 Helpline on Thursday and Friday  Conservation and archival supplies, hygrothermographs, and free brochures.  Wholesaler.  

Hamilton Adams Linen,104 West 40th Street,New York, NY 10018.  Phone:  (212) 221-0800,FAX (212) 869-8971,Imports wide width linens and cotton for display exhibitions and, wallcoverings.

The Harcourt Bindery, Inc., 51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210.  (617) 542-5858, FAX (617) 451-9058.  Conservation supplies for books and papers.

Hollinger Corporation, PO Box 8360, Fredericksburg, VA 22404.  Street address 9401 Northeast Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408  (703) 671-6600, FAX (703) 898-8073, (800) 634-0491, FAX (800) 947-8814  Acid-free paper products, folders, tissue, polypropylene, Mylar® polyester film.

Holliston Mills Inc., Route 11, West, New Canton, TN 37642.  (800) 251-0451, FAX (615) 357-8840/(800) 325-0351  Conservation supplies for textiles.

Hoskin Scientific Limited, 4210 Morris Drive, Burlington, ON L7L 5L6 Canada (905) 333-5510/4976.  Conservation supplies.

ICA Spring Stretcher, 344 South Professor, Oberlin, OH 44074
(216) 775-3282, FAX (216) 775-3238
Conservation supplies for paintings.

Ita Aber Company, 2600 Netherland Avenue, Riverdale, NY 10463. (212) 877-6400, FAX (212) 877-3107 Conservation supplies for textiles.

The Kirk Collection, (800) 398-2542, (402) 551-0971  (Fabrics and textiles, books, restoration and conservation supplies, materials, and tools.)

Kremer Pigmente Conservation Supplies Inc., 228 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012, (212) 219-2394, FAX (212) 219-2395.  Conservation supplies.

Lab Safety Supply, PO Box 1368, Janesville, WI 53547-1368.  (800) 356-0783 Orders, FAX (800) 543-9910, (800) 356-2501 Safety TechLine.  Personal and industrial safety supplies.

Light Impressions Corporation, 439 Monroe Avenue, PO Box 940, Rochester, NY 14603-0940 (800) 828-6216  FAX (716) 442-7318  (716) 271-8960 Technical Information  (Archival and conservation materials, framing, photographic storage materials, free brochures.)  Sells wholesale.  

Masterpak, 145 East 57th Street, New York, New York 10022. Phone number 800-922-5522, fax is 212-586-6961.  Website: www.masterpak-usa.com ; email: alsmasterpak-usa.com Unique and archival materials for packing, crating, storing, shipping and display of objects.

Mohawk Paper Mills, Inc., 465 South Saratoga Street, Cohoes, NY 12047, (518) 237-1740, FAX (518) 237-7394, Conservation supplies for books and papers.

Museum Services Corporation, 1107 East Cliff Road, Burnsville, MN 55337, (612) 895-5199, FAX (612) 895-5298, Conservation supplies.

New York Central Art Supply, 62 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10003.  (800) 950-6111, (212) 477-0400, FAX (212) 475-2513
Art supplies.

Osmose Wood Preserving, Inc., 1016 Everee Inn Road, PO Drawer O, Griffin, GA 30224, (404) 228-8434, FAX (404) 229-5225
Conservation supplies for wood and furniture.

The Papertrail, 1546 Chatelain Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Z 8B5, Canada  (613) 728-4669/7796  Conservation supplies.

Polaroid Customer Care Center, 5601 Fulton Industrial Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30378.  (800) 225-1000.  FAX (800) 832-9003

Photographic supplies., Polaroid Customer Care Center, 201 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730-1434.  (800) 343-5000  FAX (800) 832-9004 Photographic supplies.

Preservation Products Division, Gladon Company, Inc., 178 West Boden Street, Milwaukee, WI 53207.  (800) 448-6070  FAX (800) 322-6525.  Supplier of Ethafoam®, polyethylene sheeting, plank, specialty shapes and related products.

Preservation Resource Group (PRG) Inc., PO Box 1768, Rockville, MD 20849 (301) 309-2222.  FAX (301) 279-7885 Preservation supplies, tools, and books.

Roanoke Moulding Design, 1715 Granby Street, NE, Roanoke, VA 24012  (703) 344-1677 FAX (703) 345-4210  Conservation supplies for paintings.

Sigma Chemical Company, PO Box 14508, St. Louis, MO 63178-9916   (800) 325-5832 Chemicals and lab supplies.

Solar Screen Company Inc., 53-11 105th Street, Corono, NY 11368  (718) 592-8223/8222  FAX (718) 271-0891.  Transparent plastic sun shades and allied products.

Standard Trimming Company, 942 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022, (212) 980-3888, FAX (212) 230-0545  Conservation supplies for textiles.

Stroblite Company Inc., 430 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10014 (212) 929-3778, Conservation supplies for paintings.

M. Swift & Sons, Inc., 10 Love Lane, Hartford, CT 06141, (203) 522-1181, FAX (203) 249-5934, (800) 628-0380  Conservation supplies for metals.

Talas (Division of Technical Library Services, Inc.), 568 Broadway, New York, NY 10012  (212) 736-7744  FAX (212) 465-8722  (Conservation supplies and tools.)  Sells wholesale

Testfabrics, Inc., PO Box 420, 200 Blackford Avenue, Middlesex, NJ 08846-0420.  (908) 469-6446.  FAX (908) 469-1147.  Conservation supplies for textiles.

Thermal Circuits Inc., 4 Jefferson Avenue, Salem, MA 01970.  (800) 808-4328, FAX (508) 741-3420.  Designer and manufacturer of Etched Foil Art Restoration Heaters and Art

Restoration Heaters., Ulster Linen Company Inc., 148 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, (212) 684-5534 FAX (212) 689-0937 Conservation supplies for textiles.

University Products, PO Box 101, 517 Main Street, Holyoke, MA 01041  (800) 628-1912, FAX (800) 532-9281, (800) 762-1165 Questions.  Archival and conservation materials, stamp storage, framing, and free brochures.

Van Dyke Supply Company, PO Box 278, Woonsocket, SD 57385  (605) 796-4425  FAX (605) 796-4085  Conservation supplies.

Wei T'o Associates, Inc., 21750 Main Street, Suite 27, Matteson, IL 60443.  (708) 747-6660.  FAX (708) 747-6639 
Conservation supplies for books and papers.

B.W. Wilson, 2501 Brittons Hill Road, PO Box 11248, Richmond, VA 23230.  (804) 358-6715  FAX (804) 358-4742
Conservation supplies for books and paper.

Zona Tool Company, PO Box 502, Bethel, CT 502, (800) 696-3480
FAX (800) 299-4208, (203) 792-8622  FAX (203) 790-9832
Conservation supplies for wood and furniture.

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