The Providence, Rhode Island city archivist says leaks in City Hall's dome are threatening valuable centuries-old records. The leaks in the dome have stained the walls and have already damaged boxes of old photos, which are warped and stained from sitting in puddles. Plastic tarps covers some areas of the archive to prevent further damage.
Archivist John Myers tells The Providence Journal the problem has been getting worse in the past few years.
You an read more in an Associated Press story at: http://www.necn.com/Boston/New-England/2009/02/17/Dome-leaks-threaten-Providence/1234871733.html.