If the collector you're speaking of is Walter Maksimovich or Steve Shapiro,
they can advise you how to pack these. In fact, he'll probably pack them
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Andrec" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2014 5:46 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Seeking shipping instructions for 78s
> Hello, all!
> We have a variant of this shipping problem, and maybe the collective
> of this esteemed group can give us some suggestions.
> We may soon (in the next month or two) be needing to move a couple of
> hundred 78s from the home of a collector in the DC area up to our
> institution in central NJ. We will NOT be sending them by mail or parcel
> shipping company, but moving them in our own van, where the packing,
> loading, driving, unloading, and unpacking will be done by museum and
> archives staff or by volunteers under our direct supervision (or perhaps
> acting under our detailed instructions - in the case of the packing step
> down in DC).
> The video, etc. that have already been discussed are great, and we will
> definitely use some variant of that procedure for the rarest items in the
> collection, but it seems a bit impractical to do it for every single
> disc... Or is that really the best way to go?
> Any other hints or things to watch out for?
> Thanks in advance!
> * Michael Andrec, Ph.D. -- Archivist*
> Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center
> 135 Davidson Avenue
> Somerset, NJ 08873
> 732-356-0090 x141