Risks to Collections Archives: Storage & Housing

The Care of Leather and Fur

A recording of this hour-long webinar, dedicated to the basic care of leather and fur objects, is now available with an accompanying and comprehensive list of resources.

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Making the Most of the Storage You Have

  This webinar explored the realities of using the storage you have to the best benefit of collections. Recorded:  Monday, March 5, 2012 Duration: Approximately 60 minutes Guest Experts: Laura Hortz Stanton, Director of Preservation Services at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) and Julia Clark, Curator of Collections at the Abbe Museum. […]

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Objects on the Move! Packing and Transporting Collections

This webinar concerned the moving of collections into temporary or new storage, or re-configuring existing storage.  Covered topics included estimating time and staff to pack and move items, ordering supplies, arranging transportation, packing properly, and even featuring this behind-the-scenes work in public outreach and education. Recorded:  Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Duration: Approximately 60 minutes Guest […]

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Flag Rolling and Storage

Anne Ennes, Textile Conservator, Museum Conservation Services at the National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about flag rolling and storage.

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Featured Resource–Photo Cold Storage

National Park Service’s Cold Storage: A Long-Term Preservation Strategy for Film-Based Photographic Materials Web site has video tutorials about the type of photographic materials that are appropriate for cold storage and instructions on how to package, store, monitor, and access them. A non-Flash version of the Web site is also available. Some of the topics […]

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