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Vacuum freeze-drying, a method used to salvage water-damaged archival and library materials: a RAMP study with guidelines

prepared by

John M. McCleary

General Information Programme and UNISIST

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Original: English

PGI-87/WS/7

Paris, April 1987

Recommended catalogue entry:

McCLEARY (John P.).- Vacuum freeze-drying, a method used to salvage water-damaged archival and library materials: a RAMP study with guidelines/prepared by John P. McCleary/for the/General Information Programme and UNISIST. - Paris: Unesco, 1987. - vii, 63 p; 30 cm. - (PGI-87/WS/7)

I - Title

II - Unesco. General Information Programme and UNISIST

III - Records and Archives Management Programme (RAMP)

© Unesco 1987