Saving Your Treasures: BOOKS, BIBLES, and SCRAPBOOKS
Types of Objects
BOOKS, BIBLES, AND SCRAPBOOKS
Books are complex structures of several materials. They are a:
Books are generally cared for by paper conservators or those who have specialized in books alone. The videos below and handouts and websites on the right will guide you in the proper methods for preserving your items.
If you have any questions, ask a conservator.
|What Is, and Is Not,
|Key Papermaking Terms
& Types of Paper
|Paper Problems||What Causes Paper Problems?||Safe Paper Content||Preserving a Book
|Environment: Relative Humidity & Temperature||Environment: Airborne & Gaseous Pollutants||Environment:
|Housing Negatives, Film, Books, Newspapers, Scrapbooks, & Sound Recording Media|
1 Roberts, Matt T. and Don Etherington. 1982. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Library of Congress: Washington, D.C., p. 28.
TYPES OF OBJECTS
|Books, Bibles, Scrapbooks||Dishes, Glassware, Silverware||Firearms||Furniture||Jewelry|
|Native American Items||Natural History Specimens||Newspaper||Photographs|
|Textiles, Clothing, Uniforms||Tools, Mechanical Objects, Instruments||Toys||Works of Art|