ABOUT THIS BOOK
The authoritative resource for archivists, manuscript curators, and other responsible for the preservation of archives, manuscripts, and historical collections. It covers the wide range of materials found in such holdings and addresses practical means of implementing preservation programs. The emphasis is on integrating preservation and archival management with a focus on storage, safe handling, and environmental issues. Many illustrations and extensive appendices complement the text.
Ritzenthaler’s classic manual complements and augments Advancing Preservation for Archives and Manuscripts by Elizabeth Joffrion and Michèle V. Cloonan, published in 2020 as volume 5 in the Archival Fundamentals Series III.