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Author Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn.
Title Photographs : archival care and management / by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler and Diane Vogt-O'Connor with Helena Zinkham, Brett Carnell, and Kit Peterson.
Imprint Chicago : Society of American Archivists, c2006.
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 Main Collection  TR465 .R58 2006    AVAILABLE


Call # TR465 .R58 2006
Phys. Description xvi, 529 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Archives & manuscripts--administration of photographic collections. 1984.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-510) and index.
Contents 1. Photographs in archival collections -- 2. History of photographic processes -- 3. Reading and researching photographs -- 4. Appraisal and acquisitions -- 5. Accessioning and arrangement -- 6. Description and cataloging -- 7. Preservation -- 8. Integrating preservation and archival procedures -- 9. Reference services and the research room -- 10. Legal and ethical issues of ownership, access, and usage -- 11. Copying and duplication -- 12. Digitizing photographs -- 13. Outreach : public programs, public relations, and fund-raising.
Summary Presented from an archival perspective, the book focuses on systematically working with collections of photographs, regardless of their age, size, condition, or usage levels, and addresses: Archival management of photos, History of photography, Preservation issues and techniques, Interpreting photographs, Legal issues, Digitizing, Using photographs in outreach and educational efforts.
Subject Photographs -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Photograph collections -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Author Vogt-O'Connor, Diane.
Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn. Archives & manuscripts--administration of photographic collections.
ISBN 1931666172