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.

Collection Managers, Curators, Registrars, Conservators, Archivists and Librarians often have to make difficult decisions regarding appropriate storage and display materials for the preservation of historic objects and artworks.

This technical bulletin offers guidelines for the long-term preservation of photographic collections. One of the first steps to achieving this goal is to re-house collection materials in enclosures and containers that meet the proper criteria.

A glossary of conservation treatment priority categories.
A worksheet to help identify sources of acids commonly found in collections storage areas.

In order to face conservation challenges for collection care, winter seasons offer a great opportunity for planning preservation programs and put in place large-scale renovation projects.