ERIC Number: ED207546
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Preserving Your Historical Records. Proceedings of the Symposium Held at Drake University (Des Moines, Iowa, October 21-22, 1978).
Fishbein, Toby, Ed.; Perry, Alan F., Ed.
This volume is the edited transcript of the tape-recorded symposium of archivists, manuscript curators, librarians, and historical agency administrators, which was held at Drake Univrsity in the fall of 1978. The papers presented are "The Law and Public Records: The Iowa Context" by Peter T. Harstad; "Being Selective: What to Collect and Preserve" by George Talbot; and "Preservation of Black and White Photographs" and "Stability and Preservation of Color Photographs," both by Henry Wilhelm. Separate panels conducted by George Cunha and others consider "Where to Do It? A Panel Discussion on Regional, State, and In-House Conservation" and "How to Do It? A Panel Discussion on Do-It-Yourself Conservation Techniques." Appendices include information on examination of Iowa public records, sources of preservation supplies, current color processes, recommended color print materials and limits of color print image deterioration, and storage of color materials. (Author/RAA)
Descriptors: Archives, Books, Cooperative Programs, Library Material Selection, Local History, Manuscripts, Museums, Paper (Material), Photographs, Preservation
Archives Branch, Federal Archives and Records Center, 2306 East Bannister Road, Kansas City, MO 64131 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Iowa; Public Records
Note: Photographs will not reproduce.