Tip of the Day: How to Store Albums: Vertical vs. Boxes

Photo and scrapbook albums may contain photographs, ticket stubs, postcards, or other memorabilia. They range from plastic pocket pages to intricate works of scrapbook art. However, they are all bound in book form and have similar storage requirements. They should first and foremost always be stored in cool dry areas of your home. Avoid direct sunlight and areas with lots of airborne contamination like kitchens and basements. Albums are generally stored on shelves in two different ways, dependin

Photo and scrapbook albums may contain photographs, ticket stubs, postcards, or other memorabilia. They range from plastic pocket pages to intricate works of scrapbook art. However, they are all bound in book form and have similar storage requirements. They should first and foremost always be stored in cool dry areas of your home. Avoid direct sunlight and areas with lots of airborne contamination like kitchens and basements. Albums are generally stored on shelves in two different ways, depending on their age and condition.
(from Archival Advisor)