Family Bibles

Bible Cover

For the centuries families who were able kept a family bible not only to read daily but to record marriages, births, deaths and the many details which tell a family’s history, genealogy and perhaps their place in society. Over the years these tomes have ample opportunity to fall into disrepair:

Back Cover showing metal clasp

A current project here at Chandler Designs is digitally archiving one hundred years of added materials to a family bible from the late 1800’s. The resulting files will be organized into a searchable PDF document which can be shared with family members and historians.

The binding spine had completely detached from the bible. It is placed on an unbuffered 100% cottonrag board for support and then into a custom archival box for protection until is goes to the bible conservator
The front page, signed and dated by the presenter was badly frayed and had also completely detached from the bible
The front page, signed and dated by the presenter was badly frayed and had also completely detached from the bible
Several pages have newspaper articles glued to them. These wil be digitally entered into a searchable pdf.
Several pages have newspaper articles glued to them. These wil be digitally entered into a searchable pdf.
Each image is placed on an individual page with room for additional information.
Each image is placed on an individual page with room for additional information.

Each page will become part of an editiable pdf which can be emailed to family members.
Each page will become part of an editiable pdf which can be emailed to family members.

Fulton Wind Storm, page 2
Fulton Wind Storm, page 2
Archival Boxes - When all of the collecting of scans and information is done the pieces of the bible and the loose sheets will be stored in archival boxes.
When all of the collecting of scans and information is done the pieces of the bible and the loose sheets will be stored in archival boxes.

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