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Our mission is simple — to help you capture, preserve, organize and enjoy your family's most valuable memories using archival best practices, methodologies equipment and supplies, employed by FA Logo professional archivists and museum experts from around the world.

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Our Starter Kit has just what you
need to start your family archive

What Are Your Memories Worth?

At familyarchives.com, we believe that everyone's memories are priceless and worth keeping safe and secure so they can be shared and enjoyed by your children and your children's children. This website was designed and built to cater exclusively to people like you; individuals who are willing to make the emotional investment in their family's memories, both past and present, to ensure safekeeping for future generations.

At familyarchives.com we provide you with the carefully cultivated archival advice, gleaned from experts from around the globe, as well as the archival quality materials – the same boxes, containers and paper used in the world's most famous museums to preserve rare and priceless artifacts – to keep your memories and mementos safe and sound for many lifetimes to come.

In this Get Started section, you can learn the basics about creating a family archive, including archival best practices and how to organize and maintain your archive.

To learn more about taking care of specific types of materials, visit our sections about Documents, Mementos, Photos, Film & Video, and Digital Files. Visit our Oral Histories section to learn about recording your family's stories and memories.

You can also download a FREE FamilyArchives.com Guide to Creating Your Own Family Archive.

At FamilyArchives.com, you can purchase all the archival supplies you'll need in the Archival Boxes & Supplies section. In addition, to learn more about establishing a family archive in your home or a storage facility, go to Storing Your Family Archive.

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Keep your memories safe and sound with the same materials used by professionally-trained archivists, including:

  1. Document Boxes and File Folders
  2. Drop-Front Boxes
  3. Triangular Roll Storage Boxes
  4. Newspaper Boxes
  5. Bulk Storage Boxes
  6. Sheet Music Sleeves and Boxes
  7. Melinex Sleeves
  8. Map and Print Folders
  9. Poster Folders
  10. Archival Interleaving Paper
  11. Permalife Bond paper
  12. Bamboo Hake Brushes
  13. All-Stabilo Pencils
Starter Kit

Starter Kits

Available in four convenient sizes. Any easy, economical way to get started.

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