HERM 339: Conservation (Rev C4) Report a Broken Link

HERM 339: Conservation introduces the fundamental principles of conservation and explores their application by museums, archives, and other collecting institutions. Heritage resources management practitioners need to understand the concept of conservation and the fact that it is one of the prime responsibilities of heritage institutions.

Textbook


Unit 1: Introduction to Collections Conservation


Unit 2: Materials: Introduction and Organic Materials


Unit 3: Materials: Inorganic Materials, Modern Materials, and Composite Artifacts


Unit 4: Preventive Conservation: Agents of Deterioration: Incorrect Relative Humidity and Temperature


Unit 5: Preventive Conservation: Agents of Deterioration: Light, Ultraviolet Radiation, and Pollutants


Unit 6: Preventive Conservation: Pest Management, Fire Protection, Security, and Emergency Preparedness


Unit 7: Preventive Conservation: Display, Storage, Handling, and Transportation


Unit 8: Preventive Conservation: A Multi-Level Approach


Unit 9: Conservation Treatments and Documentation


Unit 10: Managing Conservation: Policy, Planning, and Training


Unit 11: Decolonization


Assignment 1


Assignment 5


Additional Resources


Conservation Resources List