This is the home page of the The National Historical Publications
and Records Commission (NHPRC).
This is the home page for the Council of State Archivists
which is a national organization comprising the individuals who
serve as directors of the principal archival agencies in each
state and territorial government. Under regulations of the National
Historical Publications and Records Commission, these individuals
also serve as the State Historical Records Coordinators who chair
their respective State Historical Records Advisory Boards (SHRABs).
Working collectively through their membership in CoSA, the
State Archivists encourage cooperation among the states and SHRABs
on matters of mutual interest, define and communicate archival
and records concerns at a national level, and work with the National
Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), National
Archives (NARA), and other national organizations to ensure that
the nation's documentary heritage is preserved and accessible.
This is the home page for the Society of American Archivists.
Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists is North
America's oldest and largest national archival professional association.
SAA's mission is to serve the educational and informational needs
of more than 4,300 individual and institutional members and to
provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation,
and use of records of historical value.
This link is to the Henry Ford Museum conservation section and
it is a very good source for conservation information.The following
are topics they cover:
- Antique Textiles and Costumes
- Archival Materials
- Brass and Bronze
- Furniture and Wooden Objects
- Glass and Ceramics
- Historic Motorized Vehicles
- Historical Iron
- Historical Silver
- Historic Tabby
- Log Buildings
- Oil Paintings
- Photographic Prints
- Documents and Works of Art on Paper