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Report of the Conservation and Preservation of Natural Science Collections Project, undertaken by the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property in partnership with the Association of Systematics Collections (ACS) and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC).

Washington, D.C.: National Institute for the Conversation of Cultural Property, July 1993.


Copyright 1993, National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property. Used by permission.


This report recommends action in the areas outlined below. Strategies for implementation of each recommendation are presented in chapter three, "Meeting the Challenge: Recommendations and Strategies."

Stewardship of collections

Public awareness

Staffing, education, and training

Technology transfer

Conservation research

Guidelines and standards of practice