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Historic Preservation

Find information on conservation and restoration of historic buildings and landscapes.

Find Books at JMU and Beyond

Sample Subject Headings

The following subject headings are great places to start:
  • Historic preservation 
  • Historic buildings
  • Historic house museums
  • Historical museums
  • Historic sites
  • Cultural property
  • Historic districts
  • Antiquities
From there, you can use a variety of different source types to continue to narrow down your search:
  • Bibliography
  • Directories
  • Handbooks Manuals Etc
  • Historiography
  • Catalogs
  • Guidebooks
Or by theme:
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Planning
  • Safety Measures 
You can also use geographic limiters by nation, region, or state:
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • California
  • Washington D C