Branches of Archives • Reference Library • Cultural Archive • Reprography Unit • Slide Unit • Media Production Unit • Photography Unit • Conservation & preservation unit
Why Conservation & preservation ? <ul><li>For to save the culture i.e. religious unity, great monuments etc. </li></ul><ul><li>For to find the truth history. </li></ul><ul><li>Research focus on newcomer generation </li></ul><ul><li>and multicultural education. </li></ul>
Why you? <ul><li>What brings you here? </li></ul>
Three Objectives <ul><li>To preserve the collections of individual to big museums. </li></ul><ul><li>To give the simple & easy methods to people for preservation. </li></ul><ul><li>To use the traditional & ultra modern technics as historical objects required. </li></ul>
Background Statistics <ul><li>In India still get 90000000 manuscripts which is a 53% collection of manuscript from all over the world. </li></ul><ul><li>20% of manuscripts are preserved in well condition in last 8 years in big museums. </li></ul><ul><li>80% manuscripts have still not get well treatments so they will becomes in bad condition </li></ul><ul><li>National Manuscript Mission digitised only 10% manuscripts. </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign countries still published 50% manuscripts while In India only 3%. </li></ul>
Why this happens…. <ul><li>Museums and individual collectors have lack of knowledge of conservation & preservation of Manuscripts. </li></ul><ul><li>Manuscript contains all the things which are wrote by man such as inscription on stone, gold, silver, copper, palm leaf, paper etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Every manuscript have different style of preservation. </li></ul>
Traditional Asian techniques COINS :- Coins are of different metal but the best solution for all type of metal is Use HNO3-20%+ H2SO4-5%+ H2O-75% Put for half an hour and then clean it. Put the coins in paraffin sill box . Western techniques Sill all coins in air tight well pack with the all proper information as weight, size, value, period, metal using, etc.
:-Palm leaf Manuscripts Traditional Asian techniques On palm leaf carve words by using wooden pens or other materials. After long period words becomes faint and we cant read it easily Use lemon grass oil , citronella oil for clearing words and then we can read it easily. . Western techniques After the all process use of A.C. rooms use for preserve the palm leaf manuscripts.
:-Paper manuscripts Traditional Asian techniques C lean the paper with soft brush then apply pesticides to all sides of paper use tress paper ( Japani tissue paper ) and transparent cloth ( Irani cloth ) for lamination preservation after applying pH testing and some traditional herbal pesticides. With traditional Indian system per page RS. 1.5 required. Western techniques With the using of Leaf caster machine and reinforcement of banana tissue culture pins RS. 7 required for each page of manuscript.
For save our culture…. <ul><li>Adjustment of small but keen woks & easy technics by any one at any where in less spending money and time. Use this knowledge for all subjects. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you. </li></ul>