Collections care goes beyond the proper conservation techniques: it also includes proper documentation and identification of materials and their significance. This bundle of Technical Leaflets, the third dedicated to collections care, addresses proper methods for researching, identifying, and cataloging objects such as account books, local history manuscripts, costumes, and antique farm equipment.
Includes these Technical Leaflets:
TL 97: Appraisals of Objects in Historical Collections (1977)
TL 101: Antique Farm Equipment: Researching and Identifying (1977)
TL 102: Dating Costumes: A Checklist Method (1977)
TL 115: Local History Manuscripts: Sources, Uses, and Preservation (1979)
TL 140: Early American Account Books: Interpretation and Cataloging (1981)