BROWSE RESOURCES ABOUT ‘Perservation’

  • Audio Visual Conservation at the Nashville Public Library was founded in 2015 to conserve, preserve, and make accessible the moving image and sound collections under the care of the Nashville Public Library and to collect and care for audiovisual records vital to the history and culture of Davidson County and Middle Tennessee. The Metro Archives […]

  • 2015 Online Conference Friday, September 18  10:00-11:15am Commerce + Interpretation: the Possibilities, Pitfalls, and Principles of Shared Use at Historic Sites Shared use between for-profit commercial ventures and museum operations–the best new idea for sustaining historic sites or a risky proposition? The National Trust offers a frank assessment of prototyping this model at Cooper-Molera Adobe […]

  • The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation recently announced that it will offer one of their most popular publications, Protecting Historic Properties: A Citizen’s Guide to Section 106 Review, in Spanish. By law, U.S. citizens have a voice when federal actions will affect properties that qualify for the National Register of Historic Places. This publication is designed to help […]

  • This webinar includes information on: Day-to-day board operations How to build a relationship with your board Importance of rewards Presenter: Carolyn Brackett, National Trust for Historic Preservation

  • This technical leaflet bundles offers information on photographing, transcribing, preserving, and interpreting cemeteries. Often we have good intentions but don’t know where to start or what needs to be done. This bundle discusses how to preserve the information that a cemetery contains and the basic preservation of the cemetery itself. The bundle includes information on […]

  • Museums hold collections in trust for the public. With that trust comes the duty of care. But with the duty of care comes the requirement that we not endanger collection items through improper practices or treatment. Where, however, is the line between what we can and can’t do? This webinar is for paid and unpaid […]

  • Collections of textiles—historic costume, quilts, needlework samplers, and the like—have benefited greatly from the digital turn in museum and archival work. Both institutional online repositories and collections-based social media sites have fostered unprecedented access to textile collections that have traditionally been marginalized in museums. How can curators, interpreters, and collections managers make best use of […]

  • Know your collections need help, but not sure where to start? The Preservation Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) is a free online tool that helps collection managers and caretakers prioritize their efforts to improve the conditions of collections. Through guided evaluation of materials, storage/exhibit environments, and institutional policies, the PSAP helps you understand the factors that impact […]

  • Historic preservation advocates across the country are gearing up for Preservation50, a year-long series of activities during 2016 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). Please join us to learn about Preservation50’s missions, goals, and programming, and how your organization can participate. Chair: Marion Werkheiser, Managing Member, […]

  • Just in time for Preservation Week 2015, the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is pleased to announce the newly revised and expanded version of Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections. This free resource provides a basic introduction to the concepts and standards used to build an effective preservation program. The new edition […]