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Preservation Assistance for McAuliffe-Shepard Special Collections
Mirka Zapletal, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Corporation

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Report of a Preservation Needs Assessment (Report)
Title: Report of a Preservation Needs Assessment
Author: Elena Cordova
Abstract: On May 17 and May 20, 2021, paper-based, audiovisual, and photographic materials housed at McAuliffeShepard Discovery Center were assessed for preservation planning purposes by Elena Cordova, Contract Preservation Specialist for the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) in Andover, MA. The assessment evaluated the buildings and environments as they relate to the preservation needs of the materials; examined current policies, storage, and handling procedures; and assessed the general condition of materials. Observations and recommendations in this report are based on a pre-site visit questionnaire, a site visit, and discussions with Executive Director, Jeanne Gerulskis and Education Coordinator, Christina “Chee” McGuigan.
Date: 06/30/2021
Access Model: Internal only
ISBN: none