A Graveyard Preservation Primer

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Rowman Altamira, 1988 - Architecture - 126 pages
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This slender volume encapsulates more information on graveyard preservation than any other restoration guidebook available. Packed with effective methods of maintenance and repair, A Graveyard Preservation Primer will help you restore and prolong the life of the stones in your care. Numerous photos and illustrations further clarify and demonstrate different problems and remedies for the beginning preservationist. Strangstad, who is familiar with historic yards from Halifax to Savannah, provides a step-by-step guidebook that is an indispensable reference tool for anyone interested in graveyard preservation.
 

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Contents

ASSESSING THE PROBLEM
1
ORGANIZATIONAL CONCERNS
11
COLLECTING DATA
23
REMEDIES
43
Sample Gravestone Rubbing Regulations
95
Sample Cemetery Survey Forms
97
Consultants Contractors Conservators and Carvers
103
Sample Cemetery Legislation
106
GLOSSARY
109
SOURCES OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
113
INDEX
123
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