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Taliesin West Collections Storage Improvements Plan
Margo Stipe, Taliesin West

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Taliesin West Collections Storage Improvements Plan (Report)
Title: Taliesin West Collections Storage Improvements Plan
Author: Michael C. Henry
Author: Wendy Claire Jessup
Abstract: The collections of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation at Taliesin West include fine and decorative art from Europe, Asia, and Central America, textiles and clothing, historic furnishings designed by Wright, books, articles and ephemera by and about Wright, oral histories, and photographs, film, video and audio tapes. Most of the collections are centrally stored in the Archives and Collections Buildings and while safe, are in overcrowded conditions. For lack of space, however, some of the pieces are stored in locations at higher risk than are unsuitable for preservation purposes. Created by a Preventive Conservation Conservator and an Architect/Engineer in collaboration with FLWF Collections & Preservation staff, the Collections Storage Improvement Plan makes recommendations for organizing and optimizing the space needed for storage; addressing special environmental needs for the collections; and improving interior environments and energy use through building envelope and systems upgrades. In addition the 150-page report provides detailed plans for the relocation and consolidation of media, including high-efficiency floor plans and storage furniture.
Date: 12/23/2020
Primary URL Description: n/a
Access Model: Free access to FLWF staff and outside researchers through the FLWF Collections Department. Also available to NEH staff and SCHC applicants through NEH channels.
ISBN: n/a