Caring for Your Ceramics and Glass Objects Source: American Institute for Conservation (AIC) (Caring for Your Treasures Series) Many special objects are made of ceramics or glass. These materials include porcelain, earthenware, “crystal,” pottery, and art glass to name just a few. Jewelry, dolls, sculpture, tableware, tiles, kitchenware, and many other items can be made […]
The Care and Preservation of Historical Iron Source: The Henry Ford Historical iron can be maintained for years of use and enjoyment provided that some basic care and attention is given to its preservation.
The Care and Preservation of Historical Silver Source: The Henry Ford Historical silver can be maintained for years of use and enjoyment provided that some basic care and attention is given to their preservation.
Saving Your Treasures: Firearms Source: Nebraska NET Saving Your Treasure series
Saving Your Treasures: Metals Source: Nebraska NET Saving Your Treasure series
Conservation by Design: A framework for mission success Source: The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy uses a collaborative, science-based conservation approach and a common set of analytical methods to identify the biodiversity that needs to be conserved, to decide where and how to conserve it and to measure our effectiveness. Together this conservation approach and […]
International Code of Botanical Nomenclature Source: International Association for Plant Taxonomy
International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants – Code International pour la Nomenclature des Plantes Cultivees Source: International Society for Horticultural Science Plant nomenclature database.
Conserve-O-Gram 11/2 Storage Concerns for Geological Collections Source: National Park Service (NPS) Geological collections can be damaged by various environmental factors. However, even if collection storage areas are not ideal, good storage systems can help to prevent damage from light, relative humidity, biological attack, and pollutants.
Conserve-O-Gram 11/04 Storage Containers and Labels for Fluid-Preserved Collections Source: National Park Service (NPS) Information for choosing containers, closures, tags, and labels for fluid-preserved speciment collections.