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University Products Archival Photo Storage Box

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University Products Archival Photo Storage Box


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Our archival storage containers for printed materials and photographs are constructed from acid- and lignin-free materials and feature a buffering agent to neutralize any migrant acid and atmospheric pollutants. Our Photo Box protects precious and valuable photographs and negatives from the ravages of acid, dust, dirt, and light. Archival quality envelopes group sets of photographs or negatives together and can be labeled for easy identification. Additional archival envelopes are available separately in packages of 12.

  • Image Permanence Institute's Photo Activity Test (PAT) certified
  • Includes 12 Archival Photo Storage Envelopes
  • Additional Archival Photo Storage Envelopes are available (sold separately, listed below)
  • Holds up to 432 treasured photographs


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  • 7-1/2" sq. x 5" h

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Archival Photo Storage Box is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for storage! I am super thrilled with this photo box to hold all of my loose photographs. The envelopes that come with it are helpful in separating by category as well. I love the size! I have some old school panoramas in there along with my regular pics. It holds a TON of photos so I am glad I only bought one for now. Fits perfectly on my deep built in shelves. Feeling good about my photos being protected for many years in this box. Will be back for more if I decide to print off pics more often.
Date published: 2020-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well Designed Storage I searched for good photo boxes for a while and this are great. Study, simple and safe for pictures.
Date published: 2019-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Photo negatives Trying to preserve photo negatives from years ago this is a great way to do so
Date published: 2018-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Other Uses When going through my mother’s apartment I found a scrapbook she made of cards sent to me from birth to 17. As I’m collecting social security, it’s been a few years. The paper was disintegrating. The storage box provides archival quality environment for retaining the cards in order and associated memories.
Date published: 2018-10-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Missing envelopes I love the box but the envelopes were not in my box. I have to take it back to the store which will require me to make a special trip. I don't live nearby so it is an inconvenience.
Date published: 2014-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Archival Very sturdy and seems to be well built with a very thick protective coating.
Date published: 2013-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the look You can use this for MORE than just pics. Love!! .
Date published: 2013-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Picture Storage Purchase these after going thru the closet at my mom's after she past away. She had a lotof old pictures still in photo albums that were starting to cause pictures to fade. These will work out perfect to keep them in without further fading.
Date published: 2013-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Nice Photo Box I really like this box! My mom got me a small fire proof safe (1.23 cu. ft.) for christmas. I have been looking for an archival photo box that would hold all my grandmothers photos, and fit in the safe. This one fits the bill perfectly. It even comes with 12 photo sleeves! (those are like $7. a pack, so really it's like the box is only $10.) Also this box is really well made. It is made with very thick board and nice metal rivets on the outside corners.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted I was looking for an archival box for storing old family photos, and this is just the ticket. I was pleased with the size when I received it, I thought it would be smaller when I ordered it, but I needed one bigger.
Date published: 2012-02-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Organization Product! I have bought at least 8 of these so far to help me organize all my photos for my family, of which there are thousandssss. They hold a ton of photos, and the envelopes help me organize them by date and event. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2011-01-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great!! i love this product. it is very useful and handy
Date published: 2010-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The archival box and archival enveloves are great for storing photos you want to keep and preserve. A simple, yet effective system.
Date published: 2010-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Photo Storage These were a great solution for all of my loose photos. The boxes stack nicely for maximum storage. They also look great.
Date published: 2010-03-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from not as billed I purchased this because it was supposed to be good for APS photos but the envelopes for storing the photos that it comes with are for 4x6 prints rather than the wider format APS prints so I'm stuck just putting the prints in the box without being in the protective envelopes. Definitely disappointing!
Date published: 2010-02-24
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Community Q&A

Does this hold 5 x 7 photos?

Asked by: Texas2
Answered by: ElleZ
Date published: 2020-05-09

are the achival envelopes made of paper or cardboard?

Asked by: eld67
The Archival Envelopes are made from a paper material.
Answered by: hcrolf
Date published: 2019-08-19

Is this a paper box? Do you have any acid free, lignin free containers that are water proof in case of hurricane or flood?

Asked by: PLFGirl
Storing one or more our Archival Photo Storage Boxes in a Weathertight Tote is our most secure option. Although they're not designed to be completely submerged, the super-strong latches of our Weathertight Totes secure the lids to the bases, providing an air- and weathertight seal.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2020-04-14

Does the lid fit over the whole box or is it hinged?

Asked by: Debpom
Yes, the Archival Photo Storage Box lid is hinged.
Answered by: DesiR
Date published: 2020-08-02

Does this box hold 5 x 7 photos?

Asked by: Texas2
Our Archival Photo Storage Box will not accommodate 5" x "7 photos. For 5" x 7" prints, we recommend our Large Archival Photo Storage Box.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2020-07-30

Certified acid-free?

Have the containers like this one been certified as try acid-free? Has anything passed the PAT test (Photographic Activity Test) developed by the Image Permanence Institute? I am leery if purchasing so-called acid-free items without that certification, as many who claim to make such products lie or bend the truth on the matter.
Asked by: GamingArchiving
We have the base materials of the Archival Photo Storage Box tested. The base materials have passed the Photographic Activity Test (PAT).
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2020-03-25

How many 4 x 6 photos does this box hold compared to the large size?

I am comparing this box to the large size and don't see anything about dimensions or number of photos it will hold
Asked by: Heather2
Our Archival Photo Storage Box measures 7-1/2" sq. x 5" h. Each of the 12 envelopes included will hold approximately a dozen 4" x 6" photos. Each box will hold up to 36 envelopes for a total of approximately 432 photos.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2020-07-30

Roughly how many photos fit in the Archival Photo Storage Box?

I want to know how many to order!
Asked by: mgl2013
In our archival photo storage box, each envelope will hold approximately 12 of the 4" x 4"photos. Each box will hold 36 envelopes which is approximately 432 photos.
Answered by: mgwinston
Date published: 2019-05-27
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