Preservation 101: Caring for Paper Based Materials



In this video, Rebecca Elder, Principal at Rebecca Elder Cultural Heritage Preservation, provides a basic introduction to the preservation of paper-based and photographic materials. Some of the topics covered include: the history of paper, properties and structure of paper and photographic materials, and the causes of paper deterioration. This session was part of the 2016 ATALM annual conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, on September 10-13, 2016.