Collection Activities Archives: Treatment & Conservation

NEDCC Conservation Demystified

NEDCC Conservation Demystified NEDCC Conservation? Treatment? Restoration? Whether you have torn photographs or scrapbooks that are falling to pieces, planning a conservation project is a multi-step process that may initially seem daunting. This webinar will introduce the language and standards of conservation, review sources for finding conservators, and suggest guidelines for conservation projects. If you […]

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Mold

Mold Source: Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) (Heritage Preservation) Video on salvage with mold after a disaster.

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Mud

Mud Source: Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) (Heritage Preservation) Video on removing mud from objects after a disaster.

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How to Videos [for Flood Recovery]

How to Videos [for Flood Recovery] Source: Archives Society of Alberta The Lead Team has created six video resources for the Flood Advisory Programme’s webpage. These videos are intended to be concise resources which demonstrate basic salvage techniques to help archivists during an emergency. Includes handling wet paper, packing wet records, drying wet records, removing […]

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Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Archival Collections: A Second Glance

Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Archival Collections: A Second Glance Source: Canadian Council of Archives (2003), author: Betty Walsh Salvage is only a small part of the overall disaster planning process: prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery. Most importantly, management should support planning; duties should be delegated ahead of time and staff should be trained. Includes […]

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Don’t Panic: Emergency Response & Salvage Workshop

Don’t Panic: Emergency Response & Salvage Workshop Source: Museum SOS – American Museum of Natural History In May 2004, a conference entitled Museum SOS: Strategies for Emergency Response and Salvage was held at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City as part of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for […]

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Film Preservation Manual for Home and Independent Filmmakers

Film Preservation Manual for Home and Independent Filmmakers Source: The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Right now there are countless reels of movie film on shelves, in drawers, and in attics. The films themselves may be brand new 16mm experimental works or 8mm home movies from the 1930s. This website will focus on the […]

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Conservation Book Repair: A Training Manual

Conservation Book Repair: A training manual by Artemis BonaDea Training for book repair is not a trivial enterprise. This manual is not a substitute for formal training, but as an adjunct and reinforcement of such training. Library staff may want to seek professional conservation assistance for repair to items of historical significance.

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