Heritage Eaters-Insects & Fungi in Heritage Collections – #BK-063


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by Mary-Lou Florian

1997, 160 pp.

The fact that insects and fungi pose a serious threat to historical collections in nearly any storage environment, from public museum to private home, is well documented. This text discusses the steps necessary to identify, eliminate, and prevent pest-related problems from recurring. It describes the various materials comprising historical artifacts, their environments, and the physiology of the insects and fungi which attack them. Paperback.