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Caring for Your Collections by National Committee to Save America's Cultural Collections
Publication Date: 1992-04-30
Outlines the routine care and preventive maintenance of paintings, furniture, musical instruments, textiles, and other collectibles.
Creating Family Archives by Margot Note
Publication Date: 2019-11-15
"Not just a gift. It's history in the making. Family history is important. Photos, videos, aged documents, and cherished papers--these are the memories that you want to save. And they need a better home than a cardboard box. Creating Family Archives is a book written by an archivist for you, your family, and friends, taking you step-by-step through the process of arranging and preserving your own family archives. It's the first book of its kind offered to the public by the Society of American Archivists. Gathering up the boxes of photos and years of video is a big job. But this fascinating and instructional book will make it easier and, in the end, much better"--
Caring for Your Family Treasures by Jane S. Long; Richard W. Long; Inge-Lise Eckmann (Editor)
Publication Date: 2000-09-01
A guide to the conservation of family antiques, including books and documents, clocks and watches, silverware, jewellery, musical instruments, military mementos, dolls, teddy bears and toy soldiers. The book also considers security and insurance issues and has cleaning and storage advice.
Saving Stuff by Don Williams; Louisa Jaggar
Publication Date: 2005-06-02
The most comprehensive book on preserving every type of collectible -- from the sentimental to the valuable -- from the Smithsonian's Senior Conservator.
The Winterthur Guide to Caring for Your Collection by Gregory J. Landrey
Publication Date: 2000-11-01
Should you polish the silver? Where is the best place to store that family Bible? And what about the worn area in Aunt Alice's sampler? Should you try to repair the damage? The Winterthur Guide to Caring for Your Collection provides readers with answers to questions like these, along with practical advice on how to care for the objects they value.