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Conservation Resources
Collections Care Salvage Procedures for Wet Items Conservation Podcast Series
Collections Care

Basic guidelines for storing and preserving your cultural heritage collections. These guidelines address the general needs of all types of items as well as the needs of specific materials.
Salvage Procedures for Wet Items

Advice and procedures for salvaging wet collections and possessions.
Conservation Podcast Series

A series of "how to" podcasts on the conservation and perservation of historic artifacts.
Treatments & Projects Connecting to Collections Research & Development
Treatments & Projects


Projects range from treatment of a single item to phased preservation of entire collections.
Connecting to Collections Grant

MHS received a prestigious planning grant from the IMLS to identify collections care needs in cultural institutions in Minnesota and develop a plan.
Research & Development


Staff research and develop guidelines and methods to meet storage, display, treatment, and other institutional needs.
Conservation Web Site Survey Caring for Native American Objects Disaster Response and Recovery
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Caring For American Indian Objects

An invaluable source of information for anyone who wants to preserve American Indian objects.
Disaster Response and Recovery

Tip sheets, documents, articles and web links to information and resources for disaster response and recovery.