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Caring for American Indian objects : a practical and cultural guide / edited by Sherelyn Ogden
St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, c2004
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Henry Ford Estate  Contact Mark Heppner    ON SITE USE ONLY
Subject(s) Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation
Indians of North America -- Material culture
Subject Indian Museum -- North America
Subject(s) Museum conservation methods -- North America
Museum techniques -- North America
Subject United States -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation
Physical Description xiv, 258 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index
Contents pt. I. Cultural considerations of preservation. Why should American Indian cultural objects be preserved? / Sven Haakanson -- Handling considerations : one person's story / Joan Celeste Thomas -- The voice of the museum : developing displays / Pollyanna Nordstrand -- Display in a proper and respectful way / interview with Laine Thom -- What about sacred objects? / Alyce Sadongei -- pt. II. General preservation considerations. The causes of deterioration and preventive care / Sherelyn Ogden -- How should cultural items be stored? / Sherelyn Ogden -- Handling suggestions / Sherelyn Ogden -- Housekeeping / Marjorie Waheneka and Sherelyn Ogden -- The issue of pesticide contamination / Nancy Odegaard -- How should cultural items be used for display? / Sherelyn Ogden-- Registration methods and everyday business / Faith Bad Bear and Brian M. Kraft
pt. III. Specific preservation considerations. Skin and skin products / Paul S. Storch -- Quills, horn, hair, feathers, claws, and baleen / Paul S. Storch -- Shell / Paul S. Storch -- Bone, antler, ivory, and teeth / Paul S. Storch -- Glass beads / Ann Frisina -- Textiles / Ann Frisina -- Metals and alloys / Thomas J. Braun -- Wood and birch bark / Thomas J. Braun -- Ceramics / Thomas J. Braun -- Stone / Thomas J. Braun -- Plastics and modern materials / Paul S. Storch -- Paper / Sherelyn Ogden -- Plant materials / Ann Frisina -- Audiotapes and videotapes / Thomas J. Braun -- Framed items / Thomas J. Braun -- The value of preserving the past : a personal journey / Nokomis Paiz
Note ACCESS: Must be used on site, prior notice required ; contact Mark Heppner
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Provided with IMLS grant
Series Henry Ford Estate collection
Alternate Author Ogden, Sherelyn

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