A New Approach to Treating Fungus in Small Libraries
In 1984, Dennis Allsopp, Director of the Biodeterioration Centre at Kew in London, in an address to the British Society of Archivists, started by commenting that the majority of library and archival conservators have no training in microbiology. He closed his remarks by saying, “My final advice is that you should find your local microbiologists and interest him in the potential problem before it occurs.” I hope that what I have to report will enlist help with problems that have occurred and continue to occur.
KeywordsDust Mold Smoke Aspergillus
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