Disaster manual for San Antonio area libraries and other collections-holding institutions
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Published by Council of Research and Academic Libraries in San Antonio, Tex .
Written in English


  • Library materials -- Conservation and restoration.,
  • Libraries -- Security measures -- Texas -- San Antonio.,
  • Assistance in emergencies.,
  • Disaster relief.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesManual for San Antonio area libraries and other collections-holding institutions.
Statementby Joyce M. Ray, Sharon R. Crutchfield, and Fred W. Todd.
ContributionsCrutchfield, Sharon R., Todd, Fred W., O"Connell, Mildred., Kemp, Toby., Council of Research and Academic Libraries.
The Physical Object
Pagination12, [10] leaves.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17582438M

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