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J. Paul Getty Trust - 2009 Annual Report

June 8, 2010

Contains board chair's message; president's message; information on the museum, research institute, conservation institute, and foundation; 2009 grants list; publications list; lists of directors and staff; and financial statements.

Lectures on Materials Science for Architectural Conservation

July 28, 2009

Based on a lecture course, presents the scientific theory of the structure of building materials, metals, natural and synthetic polymers, and silicates, silanes, and silicones; their properties, deterioration, and conservation; and use in conservation.

J. Paul Getty Trust - 2008 Annual Report

May 13, 2009

Contains board chair's message; president's message; information on the museum, research institute, conservation institute, and the foundation; grants highlights; grants list; publications list; lists of directors and staff; and financial statements.

Technician Training for the Maintenance of In Situ Mosaics

December 3, 2008

Explains procedural requirements and technical components of a comprehensive survey of the city's historic buildings and neighborhoods designed to help guide planning, maintenance, and investment decisions. Discusses selected findings and best practices.

The Los Angeles Historic Resource Survey Report: A Framework for a Citywide Historic Resource Survey

November 25, 2008

Explains procedural requirements and technical components of a comprehensive survey of the city's historic buildings and neighborhoods designed to help guide planning, maintenance, and investment decisions. Discusses selected findings and best practices.

Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Guiding Principles

October 1, 2008

Provides guidance on integrating recording, documentation, and information management of territories, sites, groups of buildings, or monuments into the conservation process; evaluating proposals; consulting specialists; and controlling implementation.

J. Paul Getty Trust - 2007 Annual Report

June 9, 2008

Contains board chair's message; president's message; information on the museum, research institute, and conservation institute; the foundation's grants highlights; grants list; publications list; lists of directors and staff; and financial statements.

The Hieroglyphic Stairway of Copan, Honduras: Study Results and Conservation Proposals

October 31, 2006

Summarizes historic research and scientific studies on the stone and mortar materials, biological colonization, condition, and environment of the stairway. Outlines the conservation history and proposes options for future conservation and monitoring.

Workshop on Methodology for the Conservation of Polychromed Wooden Altarpieces

June 1, 2004

Examines a number of issues related to the preservation of altarpieces, and proposes a series of integral and methodological recommendations to individuals and organizations involved in altarpiece conservation and management.

Illustrated Glossary: Mosaics In Situ Project

December 1, 2003

Establishes a common and unambiguous vocabulary for the recording of conditions and interventions of in situ floor mosaics. A collaborative effort between the Getty Conservation Institute and the Israel Antiquities Authority.

GCI Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites Bibliography

September 1, 2003

Provides practitioners, as well as those new to the subject, with an overview of the literature related to the management and conservation of archaeological sites. Jointly prepared by GCI and the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus.

Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site: A Case Study

September 1, 2003

Focuses on the values-based management of Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site -- consisting of Hadrian's Wall, its associated remains, and its immediate surroundings -- since the site's World Heritage listing in 1987.