Section for Preservation and Conservation

Welcome to the Preservation and Conservation Section              

ARA THURS 112

 

The group's aims are:

To promote information exchange and contact between members with an interest in preservation and conservation.

To participate in the development and delivery of training in the field and to provide support to members with training events.

  • To encourage research within the practice of archive conservation, the nature of archival materials and the causes of their deterioration.
  • To monitor developments in the field and to co-operate with other organisations with similar aims.

 

 In the following pages you will find details of:


Check here for regular conservation news, features and updates.  If you know of something that would benefit our conservation community we would like to hear from you.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.       

Latest News..........

  • Latest conservation training day - ARA Preservation and Conservation Group’s Wellbeing in the Workplace Training Day, 5th November 2018 at the Berkshire Record Office.  Further details can be found here

 

  • The 2019 ARA Conference Call for Papers will be sent out in November - this is a great opportunity to be part of something very special, so please do think about submitting a paper. If you have any questions please send these to Antony Oliver at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

  • Look out for new  Preservation and Conservation Training events to be posted shortly.  Annie Starkey, our very enthusiastic Training Officer is ready to hear your suggestions on future training themes.  Please email Annie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

  • Our Archives Certificate Training Scheme is going from strength to strength under the excellent guidance of Katie Proctor, the scheme's registrar.  If you would like to know more about the scheme or chat to Katie about the possiblity of training as an instructor please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 ARC Magazine - Preservation and Conservation Issues  

(There is no 2013 Edition)


Would you like to find out more or join this Section?

If you have a general enquiry or would like to join this Section then please contact us.

Please get involved!

If you wish to engage with us or find others working in Archives, Conservation or Record Managers working in your Section or Region take a look at our ARA Community area, build your profile and start discussing!