Conservation and Preservation

 

These are the resources relating to the conservation and preservation of archival collections. Some of these resources will comprise video and text where the training has been conducted via zoom.

Collections Care

 

Collections Care on a Shoestring (November 2020)

This training session was hosted by Victoria Stevens and provides information, tips and techniques for caring for collections on a budget.

 

The Care of Photographic Materials (April 2021)

This training session was held by Victoria Stevens and provides information on caring for photographic material within a mixed archive collection.

 

Managing Mixed Collections: Wood and Textiles, and Disaster Planning and Response (April 2021)

This training session was held by Victoria Stevens; the first half of the session focuses on storing, handling and risk assessing wood and textile collections, and the second half focuses on disaster planning and response.

Housekeeping

 

Cleaning Archives and Repositories (April 2021)

This training session was hosted by Victoria Stevens and looks at why collections and archive spaces must be cleaned, and the best way to deal with problems such as dust and mould.