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The authoritative resource for archivists, manuscript curators, and other responsible for the preservation of archives, manuscripts, and historical collections. It covers the wide range of materials found in such holdings and addresses practical means of implementing preservation programs. The emphasis is on integrating preservation and archival management with a focus on storage, safe handling, and environmental issues. Many illustrations and extensive appendices complement the text.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING...
"Preserving Archives and Manuscripts provides archivists and archival administrators with the most comprehensive and applicable approach to establishing a preservation program that can be found in print today."
--Jennifer Waxman, New York University, Journal of Archival Organization, February 2011
Society of American Archivists
(2010) 525 pp., soft cover