ARC: abbreviation – Advanced Reading Copy
Archival (Quality): The use of this term varies from the logical definition of the individual words to a wide variety of standards – always have a company explain their definition. See Also Archival webpage. Below is a definition from “Preserving Family Keepsakes Do’s and Don’ts”, Ilene Chandler Miller, 1996:
“A term that suggests a material or item is permanent, durable and chemically stable and therefore safe for the preservation of our keepsakes.”
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