Art & Archaeology Technical Abstracts: Classification Scheme

Erich Kesse

A.  Methods of examination and documentation.
    1. Microscopy.
    2. Photography, radiography, and other imaging techniques.
    3. Dating.
    4. Data and record handling.
    5. Analysis.

B.  Conservation practice.
    1. Environmental control, exhibition, storage,
       transportation, and handling.
    2. General treatment procedures, materials and equipment.
    3. Health hazards.
    4. Causes of deterioration.
    5. History, ethics and policy.

C.  Archaeological methods.

D.  Architectural conservation, etc.

E.  Conservation training.

F.  History of technology.

G.  Analysis and treatment of works of art:
    1. Paper, books, and archives.
    2. Photographs and audiovisual materials.
    3. Paint and paintings.
    4. Wood
    5. Textiles, fibers and dyes.
    6. Other natural organic materials.
    7. Metals and metallurgical by-products.
    8. Ceramics, glass and enamels.
    9. Stone, related building materials and minerals.
   10. Synthetic materials.

ART & ARCHAEOLOGY TECHNICAL ABSTRACTS:
SUBJECT INDEX DESCRIPTORS FOR PRESERVATION.
(List of Basic Terms)

Absorption
Acetate
Acid
Adhesive
Ageing
Air
Albumen
Alkali
Alum
Ambrotype
Animal, Adhesive
Acqueous, Deacidification
Architecture, Environmental control
Archive
Art, Paper
Atmosphere, Humidity measurement
Audiovisual
Automation
Bactericide
Beetle, Death-watch
Bibliography
Bicarbonate, Calcium
Bicarbonate, Magnesium
Binder
Binding
Biodegradation
Biodeterioration
Bleach
Bleaching
Blend, Fibre
Board
Bonding
Book
Book binding
Box, Book
Bromide, Methyl
Buffer, Alkali
Buffer, Humidity
Building, Climat control
Calcium Bicarbonate
Calotype
Celluloid
Cellulose
Cellulose Nitrate
Chemistry
Chloride
Chlorine
Chromatography
Cleaning
Climate
Climatology
Cloth, Book binding
Coating
Codex
Colour
Computer, Analysis
Computer, Documentation
Computer, Information retrieval
Conditioning, Air
Consolidation
Cotton
Cross-linking
Daguerreotype
Database, Conservation treatment
Deacidification
Death-watch, Beetle
Decay
Density
Dessicant
Disaster
Disinfection
Dispersion
Document
Documentation
Dressing, Leather
Drying
Duplication, Photography
Durability
Dye
Dyeing
Education, Paper manufacture
Electron, Analysis
Emission, Ultra-violet
Emulsion
Encapsulation
Engraving
Environment
Ester
Ethics, Book conservation
Ethyl, Alcohol
Ethylene
Ethylene Oxide
Examination
Exhibition
Exposure
Fading
Fastness
Felting
Fibre
Filler
Film
Filter
Filtration
Fire
Flax
Flood
Fluorescence
Fluorescent, Illumination, Lamp
Formaldehyde
Foxing
Freeze
Fumigation
Fungicide
Fungus
Gelatine
Gilding
Glair
Glossary
Glue
Glycerol
Goat, Skin
Handling
Hazard
Health
Heat
Hemp
Hot-melt, Adhesive
Humidity
Hydrolysis
Hygrometry
Identification
Illumination
Image
Information
Ink
Iron gall
Inpainting
Insect
Insecticide
Intensity, Lamp
Ion
Ionization
Iron, Paper -- Contamination
Isotope
Kozo
Kraft, Paper
Laboratory, Conservation
Lacunae
Lamination
Lamp
Leather
Legislation, Conservation
Lens, Photographic Equipment
Library
Light
Lighting
Lignin
Lining, Paper
Lithography
Magnesium Bicarbonate
Manuscript
Map
Marbling
Methyl
Methyl Bromide
Methyl Cellulose
Micro climate control
Microfilm
Microscopy
Microwave, Book drying
Mildew, Paper
Moisture
Monitoring, Environment
Monomer
Mould
Mounting
Mulberry
Museum
Naphthalene
Natural, Paper
Negative
Newspaper
Nitrate
Nitro Cellulose
Optical, Analysis
Optics
Organic, Material
Oxidation
Oxide, Ethylene
Oxygen, Paper bleaching
Ozone
Packing
Paint
Paper
Papyrus
Parchment
Parylene
Paste
Permanence
Peroxide
Pesticide
pH
Phenol
Phenyl
Phototography
Pigment
Plastic
Plasticizer
Policy
Pollution
Polypropylene
Poly-vinyl acetate
Polymer
Polymerization
Press
Print
Pulp
Radiation
Radiography
Re-binding
Recording
Relative humidity
Relaxation
Reproduction
Research
Resin
Restoration
Retrieval, Computer information
Reversibility
Seal
Security
Sewing, Book binding
Silica, Gel
Skin
Solubility
Solvent
Spectroscopy
Stability, Photography
Starch, Adhesive
Statistics
Storage
Strain, Paper
Sulfite
Sulphate
Sulphur
Sulphur Dioxide
Survey, Conservation
Synthetic, Fibre
Tanning
Tape
Tape, Magnetic
Technology
Technology, Leatherworking
Technology, Paper
Terminology
Textile
Thermoplastic
Thymol
Tintype
Toxicity
Training
Tropics
Tropics, Cellulose film storage
Ultra-violet, Radiation
Vacuum, Book Drying
Vacuum, Paper Drying
Vacuum, Table
Ventilation
Washing
Water
Waterlogged
Watermark
Wax
Wood
Workshop
y

Erich J. Kesse.
Preservation Office.
University of Florida Libraries.
904.392.6962. Fax: 904.392.7251.

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