Western States and Territories Preservation Service
Provides disaster assistance and training to libraries, archives, historical societies and cultural institutions in the Western and Pacific states and territiories.
Connecting to Collections
A grant project to create a model statewide plan for preserving Washington’s cultural heritage collections. Coordinated by the Washington State Library and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Seattle Alliance for Response
A Heritage Preservation Alliance for Response Forum was held in Seattle on June 15, 2006 at the Museum of History and Industry. The Forum brought together represenatives of cultural heritage institutions, emeregnecy managers, and first responders to explore new ways of working together and understanding and communicating priorities.
Washington State Preservation Initiative
The Washington Preservation Initiative, a Federal LSTA-funded initiative, assisted libraries of all types and sizes in preserving collections of materials with significant historical or cultural value thereby assuring long-term access to these collections. The Initiative funded preservation workshops that were free to Washington library staff members and a preservation grant program.
Pacific Northwest Collections Preservation Listserv (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PRESERVENW is an unmoderated list open to anyone interested in furthering the preservation of archival, library, and museum collections in the Pacific Northwest.
Swimming Upstream: Cooperatively Preserving Collections in the Northwest, September 21, 2000, Seattle
OTHER COOPERATIVE PRESERVATION EFFORTS
Regional Alliance for Preservation (RAP)
A nationwide cooperative that provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.
State Library/Archives Preservation Programs
- California Preservation Program
- Connecticut State Library Historic Document Preservation Grant Program
- Maine State Archives
- Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Preservation
- New Jersey Department of State Public Archives and Records Infrastructure Support Grants Program
- New York State Library Conservation/Preservation Program
- Washington Preservation Initiative
State Preservation Organizations
- Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium
- Michigan Alliance for Preservation of Cultural Heritage
- North Carolina Preservation Consortium
- Ohio Preservation Council
- Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists
Working Together: Case Studies in Cooperative Preservation
By Condict Gaye Stevenson (Washington: Commission for Preservation and Access; 1991)
Considers the role of leadership in preservation activities, using comments of various organizations nationwide on how they have set up preservation initiatives. Discusses cooperative element of preservation and includes selective bibliography on cooperative preservation.