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Caring for your Scout Collection

 

Whether it’s a camp blanket, uniform, jamboree memorabilia or photographs many people will have mementos of their own or their groups Scouting life.  Here are some top tips for looking after your collection in your home or Scout meeting place.

 

·         Paper-based records

·         Photographs

·         Uniforms and other textiles

·         Other collectables

 

If you have very old or delicate items you may want to consider purchasing acid free folders or archival wallets.  There are various companies that can supply these, if you aren’t sure what is appropriate send a description of what it is you want to store to heritage@scouts.org.uk and we will do our best to advise.

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