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Preservation Resources and References

Rehousing artifact using approved material
Rehousing artifact using approved material

Preservation and conservation resources compiled by National Postal Museum’s Preservation Staff.

 

Web Resources

Public Broadcasting Services - The American Experience: War Letters / Save Your Letters

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)

Canadian Conservation Institute / Preserving My Heritage

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

Henry Ford Museum / Caring For Your Artifacts

Library of Congress Preservation: Collections Care and Conservation Information

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) / Preservation Information

National Park Service (NPS)

Nebraska State Historical Society's Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center and the State Library Commission

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)

Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute


BOOK RESOURCES

Caring for Your Family Treasures, Heritage Preservation, Inc.
By Jane S. Long and Richard W. Long
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2000

The Winterthur Guide to Caring for Your Collection
By Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum
University Press of New England, 2000

Saving Stuff
By Don Williams and Louisa Jaggar
Simon & Schuster, 2005

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Archival Methods

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Talas

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