This primer discusses how to plan for, salvage, and care for paper objects in emergencies, such as fire, flood, and earthquake.
The Primer was issued by the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and Records Administration, Library of Congress, and National Park Service.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
"Smithsonian Institution Staff Disaster Preparedness Procedures," Smithsonian Institution, Office of Risk Management, revised October 1993.
"Emergency Salvage of Flood Damaged Family Papers," National Archives and Records Administration, Preservation Policy and Services Division, July 1993.
"Procedures for Salvage of Water-Damaged Library Materials," Library of Congress, extracts from unpublished revised text, by Peter Waters, July 1993.
"Mold and Mildew: Prevention of Microorganism Growth in Museum Collections," National Park Service, revised Conserve O Gram Number 3/4, by Jane Merritt, July 1993.
Selected Reprints issued by Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and Records Administration, Library of Congress, and the National Park Service. A Collaborative Publication Sponsored by the Conservation Analytical Laboratory and the Office of Risk Management, SI; the Preservation Policy and Services Division, NARA; the Preservation Directorate, LC; and the Museum Management Program, NPS. In commemoration of Arts and Humanities Month and Hispanic Heritage Month, October 1993.