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Care of archival materials and manuscripts

VeМ„ JeyaraМ„j

Care of archival materials and manuscripts

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Published by Special Commissioner and Commissioner of Museums, Govt. Museum, Chennai in Chennai .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementV. Jeyaraj.
ContributionsGovernment Museum (Madras, India)
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22692398M
LC Control Number2008335978


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This particular manuscript was flagged for conservation because it was requested for digitisation. Unfortunately, due to its condition. ix, pages: 29 cm Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Archives preservation: definitions and context -- Implementing a preservation program -- Nature of archival materials -- Causes of deterioration -- Creating a sympathetic environment -- Handling archival materials -- Storing and housing archival materials -- Integrating preservation and archival Pages: Arrangement and description lie at the very heart of the archival endeavor.

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The Rare and Manuscript Division is one of Cornell’s 20 libraries, but our collections are unlike others on campus. They focus on rare, unique, or historically important materials.

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The Library is home to hundreds of archival collections and oversingle manuscripts, books, prints, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of what is now the Northeast, Midwest, and South of the United States, as well as the Atlantic and Central regions of Canada, from the colonial era through the end of World War II.

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See also Conserve O GramFile Size: 1MB. The Michael T. Sillerman ’68 Rotunda. The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) is Cornell University’s primary repository of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and archival materials in the fields of history, literature, music, the arts, science, natural history, and technology.

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