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Conservation Commandments
9/21/2009
Thou shalt take these tips for protecting and preserving your family Bible.

You've finally gotten your hands on what many researchers consider the Holy Grail of genealogy — your family Bible. These tomes are packed with valuable information; many contain page after page of birth, death and marriage records, and descendants of meticulous record-keepers may even be lucky enough to stumble upon newspaper clippings, funeral cards or other family mementos rucked inside the pages.

Now that you've got this sacred resource in your possession, you'll want to keep it in tiptop condition, so you can pass it down to future generations of family researchers. Keep the following preservation pointers in mind when poring over the pages of your Bible.

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