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Hello,
First time poster here.  How big a concern is the storage of transcription recordings, a majority of which are made of coated cellulose nitrate lacquer? Coming from a moving image background, the "n" word (NITRATE) is scary, though presumably the volume of nitrate in even a large collection of coated discs is tiny compared to even a small collection of nitrate film.  Were there components in the "recipe" for nitrate lacquer that tended to make them less combustible?
 
Thanks in advance for your advice, perspectives.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Steve Greene
Archivist
Office of Presidential Libraries
National Archives and Records Administration
(301) 837-1772