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MUS5502 Collections Management II: Preventive Conservation

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Collections conservation with a focus on the physical nature of materials, the agents of deterioration that affect them, and the options for their preventive care and maintenance. Presents preservation guidelines to enable students to spot deleterious conditions and assess and prioritize conservation problems. Many sessions are held in museums and conservation laboratories using actual collections to illustrate the principles discussed.

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