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Historic Preservation

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

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