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Collection Management Policy

 Collections Management 

As an archaeological curation repository, we strive to provide the collections with the best possible care that we can by providing the practices below. We are currently revising our Collections Management Policy. Please email the Operations Director, Amanda Roberts Thompson (arobthom@uga.eduwith any questions.

  • NAGPRA consultation, collaboration, and compliance
  • Specially care of culturally sensitive objects
  • Traditional care practices
  • Use of appropriate stable and archival quality materials
  • Rehousing of unstable and non-archival quality collections
  • Temperature and relative humidity control
  • LED lights in curation spaces
  • Monthly pest management 
  • Controlled access to repository
  • Intruder security system connected to UGA's Police Department
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Collection management database
  • Off-site computer server storage