RAP

REGIONAL
ALLIANCE for
PRESERVATION

The Regional Alliance for Preservation provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.

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  • Hendricks, K. B, "Warning signs: when photographs need conservation", Conservation Concerns: A Guide for Collectors and Curators, Washington, D.C:

    Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992

    Pgs. 47-51

  • The National Committee to Save America's Cultural Collections, "Caring for Your Collections", New York:

    Harry Abrams, Inc., 1992

    Pgs. 41-75

  • Nishimura, Douglas W, "Film Supports: Negatives, Transparencies, Microforms, and Motion Picture Film", Storage of Natural History Collections: A Preventive Conservation Approach, York, PA:

    York Graphics for the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, 1995

    Pgs. 365-371, 378-379

  • National Fire Protection Association, "Fire Protection Handbook", 19th Edition, Quincy, MA:

    National Fire Protection Association, 2010

    http://www.nfpa.org

  • Merritt, E. (commentator), "National Standards & Best Practices for U.S. Museums", Washington, D.C.:

    American Association of Museums, 2010

    http://www.aam-us.org

  • Reilly, J. M, Care and identification of 19th-century photographic prints, Rochester, NY:

    Eastman Kodak Company, 1986

    Pgs. 48-72 and identification flowchart

  • Shelley, M, "Warning signs: when works on paper require conservation", Conservation concerns: a guide for collectors and curators, Washington, D.C:

    Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992

    Pgs. 35-38

  • Museums and Galleries Commission, An Illustrated Guide to the Care of Costume and Textile Collections, London:

    MGC, 2010

    Pg. 21

  • van der Reyden, Dianne, "Paper Documents", Storage of Natural History Collections: A Preventive Conservation Approach, York, PA:

    York Graphics for the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, 1995

    Pgs. 330-332, 348-349

  • Gascoigne, B, How to identify prints, New York:

    Thames and Hudson, 1986

    \"Tests\" at the back useful for print identification

  • Goldman, P., Looking at prints, drawings, and watercolours: a guide to technical terms, London:

    British Museum Publications in association with the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1988

  • Hunter, D, Papermaking: the history and technique of an ancient craft, New York:

    Dover, 1974

    Pgs. 170-202, 374-394, 428-452 Covers early and modern papermaking materials and techniques

  • Museum of Modern Art, "What is a print?"

    1969

    An interactive website demonstrating printmaking methods

    http://www.moma.org/whatisaprint/flash.html

  • Tetreault, J., "Airborne Pollutants in Museums, Gallereis, and Archives: Risk Assessment, Control Strategies, and Preservation Management", Ottawa, Canada:

    Canadian Conservation Institute, 2010

    https://www.cci.icc.gc.ca/bookstore/index-e.cfm

  • Baker, M. T, "Synthetic Polymers", Storage of natural history collections: A Preventive Conservation Approach, York, PA:

    York Graphics for the Society of the Preservation of Natural History Collections, 1995

    Pgs. 305-323