Care of Collections

Care of Collections

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Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including: conservation practice the monitoring and control of light relative humidity and atmospheric pollution packing, handling and transportation of collections storage and access to collections biological infestation disaster planning. Including material and sources that have, up until now, not easily been available, students of museum studies and proffessionals within the industry now have this invaluable aid to their work.Polyester (Mylar) and polyethylene film (in rolls) Newsprint (unprinted) Polyethylene bags, various sizes (such as Zip-Lock and produce bags) Plastic garbage bags Thymol Ethanol Acetone Industrial denatured alcohol White blotter paper Weights (such as shot bags) Various sizes of ... Boxes for packing and moving artefacts, records and equipment. ... Essential stationery and blank forms and other such supplies to ensure continuity of minima] administrative operations This paper firstanbsp;...

Title:Care of Collections
Author:Simon J. Knell
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1994


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