Documents and Resources

By
Jennifer Torres
Jennifer Torres is the Collections Technician of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum. Her primary duties include the rehousing and photography of the museum’s collection. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Florida, where she received her B.A. in Anthropology and Classical Studies in 2013. In 2015, she received her M.A. in Museum Studies with a concentration in Collections Management from the George Washington University.

The following documents were created to assist the staff at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum with the rehousing of its collections. While specific to the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum, the documents are useful in providing a general overview of rehousing for museum professionals in other institutions:

General Rehousing Procedures for Three-Dimensional Objects

Quick Guide to Box Making

Additional helpful resources for rehousing museum objects can be found below:

Storage Techniques for Art, Science & History Collections

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