Guides & Fact Sheets

In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, a growing number of organizations in the fields served by CCAHA have begun developing new programs and resources. CCAHA and our partners at DHPSNY have worked together to compile these COVID-19 resources in a single place for your reference at the link below.

View COVID-19 resources for cultural institutions.

All resources below are available as a download at the bottom of each page. To cite resources from our database, please use the following format:

"[Name of Technical Bulletin]." Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia, PA, [year]. "Guides & Fact Sheets,"


A worksheet and technical guide to material selection.
A preventive conservation primer.

Containment strategies for the Covid-19 pandemic have resulted in short-notice closures at museums, libraries, and archives. This is a changing situation and future cycles of closures or social distancing measures may occur.

A pamphlet on salvaging art on paper.
A pamphlet about salvaging art on paper. Written in Spanish.
A pamphlet on salvaging books.
A pamphlet on salvaging books. Written in Spanish.
A pamphlet on salvaging photographs.