Ongoing Library Conservation at the Thorek Medical Manuscripts and Rare Book Collection

Where state-of-the-art provisions may not always be affordable, or clash with other historic preservation concerns (historical architectural accuracy, material preservation, etc.), simple interventions and education can be a critical first step in preserving cultural heritage. With collections of books, this can be as simple as soft-packing or wrapping a volume in tissue, as we began to learn here at the Museum early last year. Continue reading Ongoing Library Conservation at the Thorek Medical Manuscripts and Rare Book Collection