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Preservation Links & Resources

Great Reference Sites

American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Publications & Resources

Book Arts Preservation & Conservation Links

Connecting to Collections Care

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

Library of Congress Preservation

National Park Service - Museum Management Program: Conserve O Grams

Extensive compilation of handouts on museum and archival techniques and practices.

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC): Preservation Pamphlets

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute: Taking Care

Information on various types of artifact and collections care, including furniture, paintings, works on paper, textiles, and more...


Specific Techniques & Treatments

19th Century Bookbinding at the San Francisco Public Library

Cornell Conservation Lab Repair Guides

Freezing & Drying Techniques (CCAHA)

Library of Congress Conservation Highlights

Indiana University Libraries Repair and Enclosure Treatment Manual


Conservation Portfolios

Beth Antoine

Amy Elizabeth Bake

Kristi Westberg's Conservation Portfolio


Conservation/Preservation Blogs

Beth Heller Conservation

Cornell University Library Conservation

Parks Library Preservation at Iowa State University

Jeff Peachey

Preservation Services at Dartmouth College


Book Arts Blogs

The Art of American Book Covers

Paper Ponderings - Fiona Dempster's calligraphic & book arts blog


Suppliers for Archival Materials, etc.



University Products


Conservation Services

Ask Northeast Documents Conservation Center (NEDCC)
Email your preservation questions free of charge

Find a Conservator @ The American Institute of Conservation (AIC)
1717 K Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006

(200) 452-9545

ACA Paper Restoration

11 E. Lancaster Ave
Devon, PA 19333

(610) 225-3006

Etherington Conservation Services

100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 470-1010

Geographicus Fine Antique Maps

201 West 105th St., Ste. 42
New York, NY 10025

(646) 320-8650



Last Updated: 7/22/19