Endangered Archives


This lists a sample of works relating to issues surrounding endangered archives or providing accounts of initiatives to rescue them. It is by no means an exhaustive listing, and we will be pleased to hear of any additional works that you would like to see included here.

Abdelaziz Abid: Memory of the World: preserving our documentary heritage.
In: Museum International Vol. 49 No. 1 (1997), pp 40-45

Ramesh K. Dhungal: The kingdom of Lo (Mustang): a historical study.
Kathmandu: Tashi Gephal Foundation, 2002.

Les documents graphiques et photographiques: analyse et conservation.
Paris: Archives Nationales, 1988.

Ursula Dreibholz: Preserving a treasure: the Sana’a manuscripts.
In: Museum International Vol. 51 No. 3 (1999), pp. 21-25.

Barbara J. March: Preservation of newspaper archives.
MA Thesis, Loughborough University of Technology, 1989.

M. W. Pascoe: Impact of environmental pollution on the preservation of archives and records: a RAMP study.
Paris: UNESCO, 1988.

PIALA ’95: preservation of culture through archives and libraries: papers from the 5th Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives Conference … federated States of Micronesia.
[Mangilo, Guam]: PIALA, 1996.

Protéger les biens culturels lors de conflits armés ou de catastrophes naturelles (séminaire) (1998 Nov.: radenci, Slovenia)
[The Hague]: IFLA, 1999.

Syamalendu Sengupta: Experiencing history through archives: restoration of memory and repair of records.
New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 2004.

Rosemary Seton: The preservation and administration of private archives: a RAMP study.
Paris: UNESCO, 1984.