Recommended courses:

MS253: Disaster Preparation and Recovery Online Course



Links to related information on other sites:

Minnesota Historical Society - Emergency Response

AIC Salvaging Water Damaged Textiles disaster/txsalv.html

AIC Saving Photographs After the Flood disaster/phsalv.html

Tips for the Care of Water Damaged Family Heirlooms and Other Valuables (AIC) disaster/tentip.html

AIC Emergency! If You're First… disaster/emrgncy.html

Emergency Drying Procedures for Water Damaged Collections (Library of Congress)

Emergency Salvage of Flood Damaged Family Papers

Procedures for Salvage of Water Damaged Library Materials

Cold Storage Handling Guidelines for Photographs


Cold Storage Facilities in the U.S. an/an22/an22-7/an22-708.html

Emergency Treatment for Water-Soaked Furniture and Wooden Objects (Conserve-O-Gram 7/7)- (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/07-07.pdf

Living with floods


I was there

The answers to the appeal (personal accounts of the Florence flood)

November 4th 1966 (a retrospective of the Florence flood)

A New Tool for Flood-Damaged Collections (The wheel) wn19/wn19-3/wn19-304.html

Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Archival Collections: A Second Glance wn19/wn19-2/wn19-206.html

Salvage at a Glance wn19/wn19-2/wn19-207.html

Colorado State University Library - Lessons of Recovery (1997 Flood)

Colorado State University Library - Lessons of Recovery (1997 Flood)