The ABCs of Collection Care
Looking for practical advice on how to care for the wide variety of objects in your collection?
GHHN's new publication has the answers you need!
Since 1979, Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) has helped heritage keepers in New York State and beyond care for their collections through hands-on trainings, technical assistance, and grant opportunities for organizations. We know how small and mid-size heritage organizations operate - we've worked alongside you every day for more than 40 years and are passionate about empowering all those who take on the role of collection steward.
Our in-depth guide features over 144 full color photographs illustrating specific material types and best practices alongside collection care tips and advice from conservation and preservation professionals. It is an invaluable and easy to follow aid for both staff and volunteers in the care and handling, storage solutions, important points to remember, and when to seek out a professional conservator for a variety of object types - from archival to zoological!
The ABCs of Collection Care is now available as a print book, or an ebook, via Amazon. Sites may also buy in bulk (minimum of 10 books) to sell in their museum shop or gift store - click here for bulk purchases.