Conservation Procedures
Choosing and Working with a Conservator


  1. Some examples of inappropriate treatments include the use of poorly designed and acidic pamphlet binders that cause damage and discoloration to the leaves of the pamphlet, and the use of pressure-sensitive tapes that become yellow or brittle, cause bleeding of inks, or leave a damaging and disfiguring adhesive residue on the paper.
  2. Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.
  3. The AIC Guide to Conservation Services can be accessed through Find a Professional on AIC’s Web site.