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    In every family, someone ends up with “the stuff.” It is the goal of The Family Curator to inspire, enlighten, and encourage other family curators in their efforts to preserve and share their own family treasures.

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    Jan222013

    Win an Oversize Family History Archive Kit, Week 2 Book Tour Giveaway

    Wondering what to do with your grandmother's oversize marriage certificate or original ancestral land deeds? You could win this archival Family History Kit from the How to Archive Family Keepsakes Blog Book Tour.

      

    Oversize Family History Box (yellow, above)

    Oversize Archival Envelopes

    One family curator will win this practical archival storage kit that includes a copy of my new book How to Archive Family Keepsakes, an oversize archival storage box, and 25 archival oversize archival envelopes. This Oversize Document Family History Kit was designed by the Practical Archivist, Sally Jacobs, to accommodate many of the common heirloom documents in family history collections.

    All materials in the kit have passed the Photographic Activity Test (P.A.T.). The box is 15 x 11.5 x 3", the perfect size for mounted 8 x 10 prints or large certificates.

    Enter to Win by leaving a comment at each guest post on the How to Archive Family Keepsakes Blog Book Tour.

    Each blog tour post comment gives you one chance to win; one entry per post, please. Leave a comment at each stop on the blog tour January 20-25 and increase your chances of winning. Check the Blog Tour Schedule and catch up on any posts you may have missed. Winners will be announced on Saturday, 26 January 2013 at The Family Curator. Please check back to see if your name is drawn to win.

    The Runner-Up will win a free copy of my book, How to Archive Family Keepsakes! Thanks for joining us on the Keepsake Blog Book Tour. Good Luck!

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    Reader Comments (6)

    I highly recommend this book - I am the one in the family that gets everyone's 'stuff'. This has been quite helpful and insightful, while not preaching at what you should or should not keep. Gives you a lot to think about and help you decide what to keep and what to let go.

    January 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterWendy

    Thank you for the recommendation Wendy. I am glad you are finding my book helpful and appreciate your kind words. Good luck with your family history project! Come back and tell us how you are doing.
    ~ Denise

    January 22, 2013 | Registered CommenterFamily Curator

    Got my book yesterday! Getting some wonderful ideas but haven't decided if I am a collector, curator, or creator.

    January 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDonna Peterson

    As the inheritor of much family "stuff," I could surely use this book and look forward to getting a copy soon!

    January 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJudy Milde

    Donna - Maybe you are a little of each! I know that I am! Thanks for following along on the tour. Hope you find my book helpful.

    Judy - Welcome to the curatorial club! Thanks for joining us on the tour.

    January 25, 2013 | Registered CommenterFamily Curator

    What a wonderful idea. I too am the family historian so items come my way from every branch of the family. I surely could use something like this. Can't wait to hear your other ideas for saving the family keepsakes!

    January 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLori Hellmund
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