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5.5 Preservation of Photographs: Select Bibliography

adobe acrobat iconAdelstein, P. Z., J. L. Bigourdan, and J. M. Reilly. "Moisture Relationships of Photographic Film," Journal of the American Institute for Conservation (Fall 1997).

Albright, Gary. "Photographs." in Conservation in the Library: A Handbook of Use and Care of Traditional and Nontraditional Materials. Susan Swartzburg (ed). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1983): 79–102.

Albright, Gary E. "Storage Enclosures for Photographic Prints and Negatives." Conserve O Gram 14(6) Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, (1990).

Barger, Susan M., and William White. The Daguerreotype: Nineteenth-Century Technology and Modern Science. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991.

The Centre for Photographic Conservation (ed). The Imperfect Image: Photographs their Past, Present and Future. London: The Centre for Photographic Conservation, 1992.

Crawford, William. The Keepers of Light. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Morgan and Morgan, Inc., 1979.

Derby, Deborah. Caring for Your Photographs, Washington, DC: American Institute for Conservation, 1997.

Eaton, George T. Conservation of Photographs. Kodak Publication No. F-40. Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Co., 1985.

Eaton, George T. Photographic Chemistry in Black and White and Color Photography. 4th rev. ed. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Morgan & Morgan, Inc., June 1988.

Gordon, Paul L. (ed). The Book of Film Care. Kodak Publication No. H-23. Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Co., 1983 (out of print).

Hendriks, Klaus B. "The Stability and Preservation of Recorded Images." in Imaging Processes and Materials, Neblette's Eighth Edition. John M. Sturge, Vivian Walworth, Allan Shepp, (eds). New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold (1989): 637–684.

Hendriks, Klaus B. and Brian Lesser. "Disaster Preparedness and Recovery: Photographic Materials." American Archivist 46 (Winter 1983): 52–68.

Hendriks, Klaus B., et al. Fundamentals of Photographic Conservation: A Study Guide. Toronto: Lugus Productions Ltd., 1992.

Image Permanence Institute. The IPI Storage Guide for Acetate Film. Rochester, NY: Image Permanence Institute, 1993.

Jones, Bernard (ed). Encyclopedia of Photography. New York: Arno Press, Inc., 1974. Reprint of the 1911 edition published by Cassell.

Keefe, Lawrence E., Jr. and Dennis Inch. The Life of a Photograph: Archival Processing, Matting, Framing and Storage. Stoneham, MA: focal Press, 2nd ed., 1990.

Nadeau, Luis. Encyclopedia of Printing, Photographic, and Photomechanical Processes 2 volumes. Fredericton, New Brunswick: Atelier Luis Nadeau, 1989.

Newhall, Beaumont. The History of Photography: from 1839 to the Present. 5th edition. New York: Museum of Modern Art printed in Boston: Graphic Society, 1982.

Ostroff, Eugene, managing ed. Pioneers of Photography: Their Achievements in Science and Technology. Springfield, VA: SPSE - The Society for Imaging Science and Technology, 1987.

Porro, Jennifer, ed. Photograph Preservation and the Research Library. Mountain View, CA: Research Libraries Group, 1991.

Reilly, Bernard F., et al. Photograph Preservation and the Research Library. Mountain View, CA: The Research Libraries Group, Inc., 1991.

Reilly, James. Care and Identification of 19th-Century Photographic Prints. Publication No. G2S. Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Co., 1986. (out of print)

Reilly, James. Storage Guide for Color Photographic Materials: Caring for Color Slides, Prints, Negatives, and Movie Films. Albany, NY: University of the State of New York, 1998. (out of print)

Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn, Gerald J. Munoff, and Margery S. Long. Archives and Manuscripts: Administration of Photographic Collections. SAA Basic Manual Series. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1984.

Roosa, Mark. Care, Handling, and Storage of Photographs. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, National Preservation office, 1992.

Schwalberg, Bob, with Henry Wilhelm, and Carol Brower. "Going! Going! Gone!!!," Popular Photography (June 1990): 37–60.

Stroebel, Leslie and Richard Zakia (eds). The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, 3rd edition. Boston: focal Press, 1993.

Taft, Robert. Photography and the American Scene: a Social History 1839-1889. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1964.

Valverde, Mariá Fernanda. Photographic Negatives: Nature and Evolution of Processes. Rochester, New York: Mellon Advanced Residency Program in Photograph Conservation, 2003.

Weinstein, Robert A. and Larry Booth. Collection, Use and Care of Historical Photographs. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1977.

Wilhelm, Henry, with Carol Brower. The Permanence and Care of Color Photographs: Traditional and Digital Color Prints, Negatives, Slides, and Motion Pictures. Grinnell, IA: Preservation Publishing Co., 1993.

Young, W. Arthur, et al. Copying and Duplicating in Black-and-White and Color. Kodak Publication No. M-1. Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Co., 1984.

Internet Resources

Burke, John, Walter Henry, Paul Messier, Timothy Vitale, and Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources. 2000. Albumen Photographs: History, Science and Preservation. albumen.stanford.ed

Image Permanence Institute.

National Park Service Museum Management Program. Conserve O Grams.

Roosa, Mark. 1992. "Care, Handling and Storage of Photographs." IFLA Core Programme, Preservation and Conservation. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions Information Leaflet. 

Wagner, Sarah S. 1991. “Cold Storage Handling Guidelines for Photographs.” Document Conservation Laboratory, NARA Preservation Programs.

Wilhelm Imaging Research.


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