Northern States Conservation Center

Providing collection care, preservation and conservation treatment services to collectors and collecting institutions.

Collections Caretaker

Vol.1 No.1 Summer 1997 Long Range Preservation Planning
Get a start on collections care improvements by reading the Collections Caretaker

Welcome to the first issue of the Collections Caretaker. Published quarterly by the Northern States Conservation Center, the Collections Caretaker is designed to appeal to museum staff and volunteers. Emphasizing preservation of museum collections, it covers topics of interest to large and small institutions of every type and description, including living history museums, art museums, natural history museums, historical societies and privately owned collections.

Publisher: Northern States Conservation Center
Editor: Helen I. Alten
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Northern States Conservation Center
1477 Chelmsford Street
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612 659 - 9420
Fax: 612 659 - 9420
Filled with practical information that you can apply to the care of your collection, the goal of the Collections Caretaker is to keep you up to date on advances in the museum field and provide case studies of interesting collections care solutions. The Collections Caretaker will keep you informed of useful workshops, publications and grant deadlines.

This issue provides an overview of collections care and long range conservation planning. Future issues will cover topics such as exhibit construction, lighting, storage up-grades, fund-raising, pest management, emergency planning and response and security. The Northern States Conservation Center hopes you enjoy the articles in this complimentary issue. Please write with your comments.

P.O. Box 8081, St. Paul, MN 55108   Phone: (651) 659-9420

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Updated 11 May 2002