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Bachmann, Konstanze, ed. 1992. Conservation Concerns: A Guide for Curators and Collectors. [Asuntos de conservación: Una guía para curadores y coleccionistas] Smithsonian Institution Press.

Long, Jane S., and Richard W. Long. 2000. Caring for Your Family Treasures. [Conservación de los tesoros de tu familia] Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York.

Sitios web

Basic Guidelines for the Care of Special Collections. [Guía básica para el cuidado de colecciones especiales] American Institute for Conservation

NEDCC Offers Hints for Preserving Family Collections. [NEDCC ofrece sugerencias para la preservación de colecciones familiares] Northeast Document Conservation Center


The Care of Feathers. [El cuidado de plumas] Conservation Services, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI


The Care and Handling of Ivory Objects. [El cuidado y manejo de objetos de marfil] SCMRE, Smithsonian Institution.

Materiales de papel

Preserving Works on Paper: Manuscripts, Drawings, Prints, Posters, Maps, Documents. [Preservación de obras sobre papel: Manuscritos, dibujos, estampas, carteles, mapas, documentos] The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Caring for Works of Art on Paper. [Conservación de obras de arte sobre papel] American Institute for Conservation ( versión en español)

In Introduction to Paper Preservation. [Una introducción a la preservación de papel] An online tutorial developed by the Northeast Document Conservation Center with funding from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training


Caring for Your Photographic Collections. [Conservación de tus colecciones fotográficas] The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Caring for Your Photographic Materials. [Conservación de tus materiales fotográficos] American Institute for Conservation

Questions about Photographic Materials. [Preguntas sobre materiales fotográficos] National Archives and Records Administration


Caring for Textiles. [Conservación de textiles] American Institute for Conservation

Guidelines for the Care of Textiles. [Guía para el cuidado de textiles] The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.

Geography and Textile Storage. [Geografía y almacenaje de textiles] SCMRE, Smithsonian Institution.

Hanging System for Textiles in Sturdy Condition. [Sistema de colgado para textiles de condición pesada] The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.

No bugs! copyright 1993 VMNH

¿Problemas con plagas?

'Bugs' are eating my family treasures! [¡Los 'bichos' se están comiendo los tesoros de mi familia!] A brochure by the Conservation Services of the Bishop Museum has information that applies to our region as well.

Pest Busters. [Destructores de plagas] This short brochure has a Pest Chart that tells you even more about clothes moths, carpet beetles, silverfish, mold and mildew. The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.

¡Daños por agua - y que hacer!

Tips for the Care of Water-damaged Family Heirlooms and Other Valuables. [Sugerencias para la conservación de tesoros familiares heredados y otros objetos de valor dañados por agua] American Institute for Conservation

Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Collections. [Operaciones de recuperación para colecciones dañadas por agua] Betty Walsh, WAAC Newsletter 10:2-5. (1988)

Como encontrar a un conservador o a un evaluador

Guidelines for Selecting a Conservator. [Guía para la selección de un conservador] American Institute for Conservation

Appraisals. [Evaluadores] Resources to help you determine the value of your collection. SCMRE, Smithsonian Institution.

¿Quieres información con más detalle?

Rose, Carolyn L., Catharine A. Hawks, Hugh H. Genoways, eds. 1995. Storage of Natural History Collections: A Preventive Conservation Approach. [Almacenaje de colecciones de historia natural: Un acercamiento de conservación preventiva] Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Iowa City, IA.

Rose, Carolyn L., and Amparo R. de Torres, eds. 1992. Storage of Natural History Collections: Ideas and Practical Solutions. [Almacenaje de colecciones de historia natural: Ideas y soluciones prácticas] Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Washington, D.C.

Conserv O Gram series--published by the Museum Management Program of the National Park Service, this is a series of short, focused leaflets about caring for museum objects, published in loose-leaf format.

Preventive Care Course Material: Preservation: Identifying Problems and Solutions Facing Paper-Based Collections [Materiales para el curso de conservación preventiva: Preservación. Identificación de problemas y soluciones para colecciones basadas en papel] --an on-line tutorial developed by the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education focusing on the care of documents in research collections.

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