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PG-258399-18
Medford Historical Society & Museum, Collections Preservation Assessment
Lani O'Donnell, Medford Historical Society

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Preservation Assesement of the Object Collection at the Medford Historical Society and Museum LAB #OB-2659 (Report)
Title: Preservation Assesement of the Object Collection at the Medford Historical Society and Museum LAB #OB-2659
Author: Helene Gillette-Woodard
Abstract: The report is a general preservation assessment of the object collection at the Medford Historical Society and Museum. It includes analysis and recommendations regarding inventory, security, and the care and condition of artifacts. Recommendations include environmental (temperature and humidity), pest identification and control, housekeeping, proper storage, control of dust and dirt pollution, preparation for a major building renovation project, mold remediation, control of light levels, and cost-conscious rehousing of artifacts.
Date: 12/4/2018
Access Model: This document is for internal use only.

Report of a Preservation Needs Assessment (Report)
Title: Report of a Preservation Needs Assessment
Author: Sean Ferguson
Abstract: This report addressed Organizational Issues, Collection Management and Preservation Planning, the Building and Environment, Collection Storage and Handling, Conservation, Digitization, Exhibition Practices, and Preparation for Building Renovation. The report also provided a summary of recommendations, a methodology ("Implementation Matrix") for prioritizing activities, and a comprehensive list of additional resources.
Date: 12/14/18
Access Model: This document is for internal use only.


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