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Technical Help: Preservation

General

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Buildings

National Park Service Technical Preservation Services

Disaster Planning and Recovery

Minnesota Historical Society Emergency Preparedness Plan (PDF)

Environment

General

Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets: The Needs Assessment Survey
by Sherelyn Ogden

Lighting

Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets: Protection from Light Damage
by Beth Lindblom Patkus

Humidity and Temperature

Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Light, And Air Quality: Basic Guidelines For Preservation
by Sherelyn Ogden

Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets: Low Cost / No Cost Improvements in Climate Control

Pest Management

Minnesota Historical Society's integrated pest management plan (PDF)

Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets: Integrated Pest Management
by Beth Lindblom Patkus

Storage

Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets: Storage Methods and Handling Practices

Specific Collections

Artifacts

Books

Furniture and Wood

Leather and Skin

Microforms

Paintings

Paper and Archives

Photographs

Sound Recordings and Magnetic Media

Textiles

Supplies and Equipment