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Collections Emergency Response Tutorials

In the event of an emergency or disaster, every cultural heritage institution should have a written plan in place to protect valuable collections. These video clips demonstrate salvage and recovery procedures for historic and library general collection materials.

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Recovery of photographs after a water emergency  featuring Photograph Conservator Sarah Wagner

DRYING WET COLLECTION MATERIALS – AIC Training Video

©2006 Heritage Preservation, Inc. The videos were used by permission of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works

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SOOT AND ASH REMOVAL - AIC Training Video

©2006 Heritage Preservation, Inc. The videos were used by permission of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works

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FREEZING WET COLLECTION MATERIALS - AIC Training Video

©2006 Heritage Preservation, Inc. The videos were used by permission of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works

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HAZARDS AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS IN DISASTERS - AIC Training Video

©2006 Heritage Preservation, Inc. The videos were used by permission of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works

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RINSING CONTAMINATED MATERIALS - AIC Training Video

©2006 Heritage Preservation, Inc. The videos were used by permission of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works

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CULTURAL HERITAGE OBJECTS IN DISASTERS - AIC Training Video

©2006 Heritage Preservation, Inc. The videos were used by permission of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works