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 pamphlet on salvaging photographs. Written in Spanish.

The following technical bulletin offers guidelines on what materials are acceptable for use in display and storage of collection objects. Please note that many of these materials may be marketed under different product or trade names.

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.

Learning in the Present to Prepare for the Future: A Greater Understanding of the Impact of COVID-19 on Collections Preservation in the U.

A glossary of conservation treatment priority categories.

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.