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Conservation Services Notes



Many of the books listed in this bibliography will be available at your local library, or your library can request the book on inter-library loan.

For All Types Of Collections

  • Appelbaum, Barbara. Guide to Environmental Protection of Collections. Madison, CT: Sound View Press, 1991.

  • Long, Jane S. and Richard W. Long. Caring for Your Family Treasures. N.Y.: Harry N. Abrams, 2000.

  • Schultz, Arthur W., general editor. Caring for Your Collections: Preserving and Protecting Your Art and Other Collectibles. N.Y.: Harry N. Abrams, 1992.

For Paper-Based Collections

  • Ellis, Margaret Holben. The Care of Prints and Drawings. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1987.

  • Greenfield, Jane. The Care of Fine Books. N.Y.: Nick Lyons Books, 1988.

  • Keefe, Laurence E., and Dennis Inch. Life of a Photograph. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

  • Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn. Preserving Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1993.

  • Wilhelm, Henry with Carol Brower. The Permanence and Care of Color Photographs: Traditional and Digital Color Prints, Color Negatives, Slides, and Motion Pictures. Grinnell, IA: Preservation Publishing Company, 1993.

Disaster Prevention And Recovery

  • Barton, John P. and Johanna Wellheiser, eds. An Ounce of Prevention: a Handbook on Disaster Contingency Planning for Archives, Libraries and Record Centres. Toronto: Toronto Area Archivists Group Education Foundation, 1985.

  • Fortson, Judith. Disaster Planning and Recovery: a How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians and Archivists.N.Y.: Neal-Schuman, 1992.

  • Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and Records Administration, Library of Congress, and National Park Service. Primer on Disaster Preparedness, Management, and Response: Paper-Based Materials. Washington, D.C.: 1993. This is also available online: http://cool.conservation-us.org/bytopic//disasters/

Especially For Museums

  • Odegaard, Nancy. A Guide to Handling Anthropological Museum Collections. Tucson: Arizona State Museum, 1992.
    This humorous booklet helps train staff and researchers who work in any kind of museum. It is also available in Spanish. See http://cool.conservation-us.org/waac/ for information on ordering.

Preservation Leaflets Available On-Line

Published by the Local Records Preservation Program, a division of the Missouri State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State: (573) 751-9047

Revised June 2015

The Missouri Secretary of State and employees of that office cannot be held responsible for interpretation or negligence concerning information presented in this handout which ultimately results in damage to cultural property or presents a health risk.