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Bibliography

The bibliography for this section is very large. Therefore, we have grouped the citations by the sub-section titles, except for the first group that includes all general references to collections management.

General

American Association of Museums
1984     Caring for Collections: Strategies for Conservation, Maintenance, and Documentation. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Buck, Rebecca A., and Jean Allman Gilmore, eds.
1998     The New Museum Registration Methods. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Case, Mary, ed.
1988     Registrars on Record: Essays on Museum Collections Management. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Childs, S. Terry
2004     Our Collective Responsibility: The Ethics and Practice of Archaeological Collections Stewardship. Washington, DC: Society for American Archaeology.

Fahy, Anne, ed.
1995     Collections Management. New York: Routledge.

Griset, Suzanne and Marc Kodack
1999     Guidelines for the Field Collection of Archaeological Materials and Standard Operating Procedures for Curating Department of Defense Archaeological Collections. St. Louis, MO: Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Jacobson, Claudia
1998     "Preparation." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 121-124. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Lord, B. and G. Lord
1997     The Manual of Museum Management. London: The Stationary Office.

Magid, Barbara H.
1991     Buried in Storage: The Alexandria Archaeology Collections Management Project. Technical Leaflet #178. Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History.

Malaro, Marie C.
1998     A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections, 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Neller, Angela J.
2004     "The Future Is in the Past: Native American Issues in Archaeological Collections Care and Management." Our Collective Responsibility: The Ethics and Practice of Archaeological Collections Stewardship, S.T. Childs, ed., pp. 123-135. Washington, DC: Society for American Archaeology.

Pearce, Susan M.
1996      Archaeological Curatorship. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Quigley, Suzanne
1998     "Contracts." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 215-223. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Odegaard, Nancy and Grace Katterman
1992     Guide to Handling Anthropological Museum Collections. Los Angeles: Western Association for Art Conservation.

Rosoff, Nancy
1998     "Integrating Native Views into Museum Procedures: Hope and Practice at the National Museum of the American Indian." Museum Anthropology 22(1):33-42.

Society for Historical Archaeology
1993     Standards and Guidelines for the Curation of Archaeological Collections. Society for Historical Archaeology Newsletter 26(4).

Sullivan, Lynne P.
1992     Managing Archaeological Resources from the Museum Perspective. Technical Brief No. 13. Washington, DC: Archeological Assistance Division, National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior.

Sullivan, Lynne P., and S. Terry Childs
2003      Curating Archaeological Collections: From the Field to the Repository. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.

Thompson, John M. A. (ed.)
1992     Manual of Curatorship: A Guide to Museum Practice, 2nd edition. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Cataloging

Department of the Interior
1993     "Cataloging." Museum Property Handbook, Volume II: Documentation of Museum Property, Chapter 3. Washington, DC: U.S Department of the Interior.

1993     "Estimating Cataloging Costs." Museum Property Handbook, Volume II: Documentation of Museum Property, Appendix B. Washington, DC: U.S Department of the Interior.

1993     "Lot Cataloging." Museum Property Handbook, Volume II: Documentation of Museum Property, Appendix E. Washington, DC: U.S Department of the Interior.

National Park Service
2000     "Cataloging." Museum Handbook, Part II, Museum Records, Chapter 3. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

2000     "Lot Cataloging." Museum Handbook, Part II, Museum Records, Appendix I. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

Labeling

Department of the Interior
1993     "Marking and Numbering Museum Property." Museum Property Handbook, Volume II: Documentation of Museum Property, Appendix J. Washington, DC: U.S Department of the Interior.

Segal, Terry
1998     "Marking." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 65-78. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Sullivan, Brigid and Donald R. Cumberland
1993      "Use of Acryloid B-72 Lacquer for Labeling Museum Objects." Conserve O Gram 1/4.

Packing

Albright, Gary
1993     "Storage Enclosures for Photographic Prints and Negatives." Conserve O Gram 14/2.

Alper, Diana
1993     "How to Flatten Folded or Rolled Paper Documents." Conserve O Gram 13/2.

Department of the Interior
1993     "Handling, Packing, and Shipping." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 8. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

Ford, Richard I.
1980     A Three Part System for Storage of Archaeological Collections. Curator 23(1):55-62.

Kilby, Virginia
1995     "Buffered and Unbuffered Storage Materials." Conserve O Gram 4/9.

National Park Service
1999     "Handling, Packing and Shipping Museum Objects." Museum Handbook, Part I, Museum Collections, Chapter 6. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

Rose, Carolyn L., Catherine A. Hawks, and Hugh H. Genoways, eds.
1995     Storage of Natural History Collections: A Preventative Conservation Approach. Vol. 1, Washington, DC: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.

Schlichting, Carl
1994     "Working with Polyethylene Foam and Fluted Plastic Sheet." Technical Bulletin 14. Ottawa: Canadian Conservation Institute.

Storage Environment

Applebaum, Barbara
1991     Guide to Environmental Protection of Collections. Madison, CT: Soundview Press.

Breisch, Nancy L., and Albert Greene
1998     "Integrated Pest Management." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 255-266. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Cato, Paisley S.
1998     "Security and Fire Protection Systems." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 251-254. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Department of the Interior
1993     "Biological Infestations." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 6. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

1993     "Museum Property Storage." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 9. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

1993     "Museum Property Security and Fire Protection." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 11. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

1993     "Museum Property Emergency Planning." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 12. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

1993     "Monitoring the Environment." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Appendix F. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

Fenn, Julia
1998     "Hazards in the Workplace." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 341-347. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Jessup, W.C.
1995     "Pest Management." In Storage of Natural History Collections: A Preventive Conservation Approach, C. Rose, C. Hawks and H. Genoways (eds.). Iowa City, IA.: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.

Knapp, Anthony M.
1995     "Hantavirus Disease Health and Safety Update." Conserve O Gram 2/8.

Merritt, Jane
1993     "Mold and Mildew: Prevention of Microorganism Growth in Museum Collections." Conserve O Gram 3/4.

National Park Service
1996     "Museum Collections Security and Fire Protection." Museum Handbook, Part I, Museum Collections, Chapter 9. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

1999     "Museum Collections Environment." Museum Handbook, Part I, Museum Collections, Chapter 4. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

1999     "Museum Collections Storage." Museum Handbook, Part I, Museum Collections, Chapter 7. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

2000     "Museum Collections: Emergency Planning." Museum Handbook, Part I, Museum Collections, Chapter 10. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

Raphael, Toby
1994     "An Insect Pest Control Procedure: The Freezing Process." Conserve O Gram 3/6.

Rose, Carolyn L. and Amparo R. de Torres, eds.
1995     Storage of Natural History Collections: Ideas and Practical Solutions, Vol. 2. Washington, DC: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.

Suits, Linda N.
1998     "Hazardous Materials in Your Collections." Conserve O Gram 2/10.

Swain, Lynn
1998     "Storage." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 109-119. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Thomson, Gary
1996     The Museum Environment, 2nd ed. London: Butterworths.

United Kingdom Institute for Conservation (UKIC)
1984     "Environmental Standards for the Permanent Storage of Excavated Material from Archaeological Sites." Conservation Guidelines, No. 3.

Conservation and Preservation

Bachman, Konstanze
1992     Conservation Concerns: A Guide for Collectors and Curators. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Cronyn, Janey M.
1990     The Elements of Archaeological Conservation. New York: Routledge.

Demeroukas, Marie
1998     "Condition Reporting." In The New Museum Registration Methods. Rebecca A. Buck and Jean Allman Gilmore (eds.), pp. 53-62. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Department of the Interior
1993     "Introduction to Museum Property Preservation." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 4. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

1993     "Agents of Deterioration." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 5. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

1993     "Conservation Treatment." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Chapter 10. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

1993     "Documentation of Conservation Treatment." Museum Property Handbook, Volume I: Preservation and Protection of Museum Property, Appendix H. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

Hamilton, D.L.
1996     Basic Methods of Conserving Underwater Archaeological Material. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Defense, Legacy Resource Management Program.

Keene, Suzanne
1996     Managing Conservation in Museums. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Leigh, David
1982     "The Selection, Conservation and Storage of Archaeological Finds." Museums Journal 82(2):115-116.

Moyer, Curt
1986     "Archaeological Conservation Forum: 'This Is Not a Fixit Shop!'" Society for Historical Archaeology Newsletter 19(2):33-36.

National Park Service
1990     "Museum Object Conservation Treatment." Museum Handbook, Part I, Museum Collections, Chapter 8. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

2000     "Curatorial Care of Archeological Objects." Museum Handbook, Part I, Museum Collections, Appendix I. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

Odegaard, Nancy
2000    Collections Conservation: Some Current Issues and Trends." CRM 23(5):38-41.

Pearson, Colin, ed.
1987     Conservation of Marine Archaeological Objects. Boston: Butterworths.

Pye, Elizabeth
1986     "Conservation and Storage: Archaeological Material." In Manual of Curatorship, pp. 203-238. London: Butterworths.

Read, Fergus
1988     Preventive Conservation. East Midlands Museums Service, (August 10, 1999).

Sease, Catherine
1994     A Conservation Manual for the Field Archaeologist, 3rd edition. Archaeological Research Tools 4. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Institute of Archaeology.

United Kingdom Institute for Conservation (UKIC)
1983     Guidance for Conservation. London: UKIC.

Inventory

Cowan, Suzanne
1998     "Inventory." In The New Museum Registration Methods, Rebecca A. Buck and Jean A. Gilmore (eds.), p. 117-119. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums.

Department of the Interior
1993     "Inventory and Other Special Instructions." Museum Property Handbook, Volume II: Documentation of Museum Property, Chapter 4. Washington, DC: U.S Department of the Interior.

National Park Service
2000     "Inventory and Other Special Instructions." Museum Handbook, Part II, Museum Records, Chapter 4. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

Records and Data Management

Chenhall, Robert and David Vance
1988     Museum Collections and Today's Computers. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Department of the Interior
1993     "Accountability and Documentation." Museum Property Handbook, Volume II: Documentation of Museum Property, Chapter 1. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior.

Eiteljorg, Harrison II
1998     "Archiving Archeological Data in the Next Millenium." CRM 21(6):21-23.

Fowler, Donald and Douglas Givens
1995     "The Records of Archaeology." In Preserving the Anthropological Record, 2nd edition, Sydel Silverman and Nancy Parezo (eds.), pp. 97-106. New York: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.

Fox, Lisa L., ed.
1996   Preservation Microfilming: A Guide for Librarians and Archivists, 2nd edition. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.

Ham, Gerald F.
1993     Selecting and Appraising Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists.

Kenworthy, Mary Anne, Elenor M. King, Mary Elizabeth Ruwell, and Trudy Van Houten
1985     Preserving Field Records: Archival Techniques for Archaeologists. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, University Museum.

Miller, Frederic M.
1990     Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: Society for American Archivists.

National Park Service
1996     "Museum Archives and Manuscript Collections." Museum Handbook, Part II, Museum Records, Appendix D. Washington, DC: National Park Service.

Parezo, Nancy
1999     "Preserving Anthropology's Heritage: CoPAR, Anthropological Records, and the Archival Community." The American Archivist 62(2):271-306.

Pearce-Moses, Richard
1998     "The Information Ecology of Archives." CRM 21(6):29-33.

Puglia, Steven
1999a   "Creating Permanent and Durable Information: Physical Media and Storage Information." CRM 22(2):25-27.

1999b     "The Costs of Digital Imaging Projects." Research Libraries Group DigiNews 3(5).

Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn
1993     Preserving Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists.

Ruwell, Mary Elizabeth
1995     The Physical Preservation of Anthropological Records. In Preserving the Anthropological Record, 2nd edition, Sydel Silverman and Nancy Parezo (eds.), pp. 97-106. New York: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.

Silverman, Sydel, and Nancy J. Parezo, eds.
1995      Preserving the Anthropological Record, 2nd edition. New York: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.

van der Reyden, Diane
1995     "Paper Documents". In Storage of Natural History Collections: A Preventative Conservation Approach, Carolyn L. Rose, Catherine A. Hawks, and Hugh H. Genoways (eds.) Vol. 1, pp. 327-353. Washington, DC: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.
Web version -- "Caring for Paper Artifacts"

Vogt O'Connor, Diane
1997     "Care of Archival Compact Discs." Conserve O Gram 19/19.

1997     "Caring for Photographs: General Guidelines." Conserve O Gram 14/4.

1998     "Caring for Photographs: Color Processes". Conserve O Gram 14/6.

1999     "Archives A Primer for the 21st Century." CRM 22(2):4-8.

2000     "Care of Archival Digital and Magnetic Media." Conserve O Gram 19/20.

Vogt O'Connor, Diane and Dianne van der Reyden
1996     "Housing Archival Paper-Based Materials." Conserve O Gram 19/16.

1996     "Handling Archival Documents and Manuscripts." Conserve O Gram 19/17.

Walker, K.
1990     Guidelines for the Preparation of Excavation Archives for Long-Term Storage. London: United Kingdom Institute for Conservation, Archaeology Section.

Warren, Susanne, ed.
1998     Introduction to Archival Organization and Description: Access to Cultural Heritage. Getty Information Institute.

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