Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today

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This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future.

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Phillips, Jessica April 5, 2012.

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This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future.

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  • Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers, and Related Materials, 2012, Lanham: Scarecrow Press

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Phillips, Jessica. Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today, chapter, April 5, 2012; [Lanham, Maryland]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86769/: accessed February 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .