Eaton, George T. Conservation of Photographs. Kodak Publication No. F-40. Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company. 1985.

Heritage Preservation, ed. Caring for Your Collections: Preserving and Protecting Your Art and Other Collectibles. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1992.

Long, Jane S. and Richard W. Caring for Your Family Treasures. New York: Heritage Preservation, Inc. 2000.Mailand, Harold F. Considerations for the Care of Textiles and Costumes: a Handbook for the Non-Specialist.  Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art. 1980.

Mailand, Harold F. and Dorothy Sites Alig. Preserving Textiles: A Guide for the Non specialist. Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art. 1999.

Reilly, James M. The Care and Identification of 19th-Century Photographic Prints.  Kodak Publication No. G-28. Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company. 1986. Out of print.

Sturdevant, Katherine Scott. Organizing and Preserving Your Heirloom Documents. Cincinnati: Betterway Books. 2002.

Taylor, Maureen A. Preserving Your Family Photographs: How to Organize, Present, and Restore You Precious Family Images. Cincinnati: Betterway Books. 2001.

Tuttle, Craig A., An Ounce of Preservation. Highland City, Florida: Rainbow Books, Inc. 1995.

Williams, Marc A., Keeping it All Together-the Preservation and Care of Historic Furniture. 2nd ed. Worthington, Ohio: Ohio Antique Review. 1990. Available on Google books and online resources such as a Amazon

Online Articles and Information

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
1717 K Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington DC  20006-5342
Phone: 202-452-9545
Publications Online:
A series of very informative (and understandable) brochures – all online


The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)
General information on preservation and conservation of moving pictures

Library of Congress Preservation
Web Site:
General articles on preservation

Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS)
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55102-1906
Phone: 651-296-6126
Web site:
General articles on preservation

National Archives of Australia
Web site:
Publications Online:
General articles on preservation

National Library of Australia
Web Site Home:
General articles on preservation

National Park Service
Museum Management Program
1849 C Street, NW
Room NC230
Washington, DC  20240
Publications Online: conserveogram/cons_toc.html
Conserv-o-grams: a series of PDF articles on preservation of various materials – basic to highly technical

Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA  01810-1494
Phone: 508-470-1010
Web site:
Publications Online:
A series of very informative (and understandable) leaflets – all online

Regional Alliance for Preservation (RAP)
Web site:
The “RAP is a national network of nonprofit organizations and not an overseeing organization so contact must be made through one of their member organizations.” I have listed one Midwest member below.  Check the RAP Web site for more member listings.

c/o Intermuseum Conservation Association
2915 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44113
Phone: 216-658-8700   Fax: 216-658-8709
Web site:
Contact: Albert Albano, Executive Director of Paintings, Paper, Photographs, Books, Objects, Textiles, Frames, Analytical, Fine Art Storage

Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists
Web site:
An excellent source of online literature and resources for preservation, conservation and disaster recovery – basic and technical information.

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