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AIC Photographic Materials Group (AIC-PMG)
Information on caring for photographs.  Also back issues of “Topics in Photograph Conservation”
http://resources.conservation-us.org/coolaic/sg/pmg/index.html

AIC Photographic Materials Group – Conservation Catalog
A Wiki site devoted to conservation of photographic materials.  Much in outline form, awaiting user contributions.
http://www.conservation-wiki.com/index.php?title=Photographic_Materials

Albumen
Information on albumen prints, included videos of processing:
http://albumen.conservation-us.org/

Australian Network for Information on Cellulose Acetate (ANICA)
Useful information on handling cellulose acetate materials in collections
http://www.nla.gov.au/anica/

CAMEO
Searchable database of artists’ materials
http://cameo.mfa.org/

Canadian Conservation Institute
How to Care For Photographic Materials
A guide for the general public
http://www.cci-icc.gc.ca/crc/cidb/document-eng.aspx?Document_ID=420

CI Notes
Specialized information on care of photographs from the Canadian Conservation Institute
N16/1 Care of Encased Photographic Images (2007)

N16/2 Care of Black-and-White Photographic Glass Plate Negatives (2007)

N16/3 Care of Black-and-White Photographic Negatives on Film (2007)

N16/4 Care of Black-and-White Photographic Prints (2007)

N16/5 Care of Colour Photographic Materials (2007)

N16/6 Processing contemporary black-and-white photographic films and papers for maximum permanence (2007)

On Conservation Testing

N17/1 The Beilstein Test: Screening Organic and Polymeric Materials for the Presence of Chlorine, with Examples of Products Tested (1993)

N17/2 The Diphenylamine Spot Test for Cellulose Nitrate in Museum Objects (1994)