Finding People

In and Around Conservation

These resources are listed here as a service to the conservation community. Listing here does not imply endorsement of any products or services offered by these entities nor does absence of a listing imply any criticism of a product or service.

Find a Conservator
Other directories in CoOL
Directories and Resources at other sites
General directory services
Selecting a conservator

Find a Conservator

For information on selecting a conservator, see AIC's Find a Conservator, a free service provided by FAIC.

Other sources

Other directories within CoOL

Commercial Services, Suppliers, etc.
For-Profit providers of conservation related services and supplies (it is limited to entities accessible via the Web).
Lists of suppliers/service providers, both for-profit and not-for-profit. These lists are not maintained by CoOL directly, but by various organizations and individuals. They include both web resources and info about entities not accessible via the web.
Organizations involved with / Allied to Conservation includes many not-for-profit providers of preservation-related goods and services (it is limited to entities accessible via the Web).

Directories and Resources at other sites

The Conservation Register (Icon)

IADA Mitglieder Liste (German)
IADA Membership Directory (English)

New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Material (NZCCM) Directory


California Public Arts Association (CALPAA)

The Conservation Link's Email Directory
An email Directory of Swedish Conservators, browsable by name and specialty

Indoor Air Pollution Working Group
Directory of people connected to the IAP group, or working with indoor air pollution and museum collections

Canadian Association of Professional Conservators (CAPC)
Find a Conservator

This very valuable resource lists CAPC geographically and by specialty, indicating which members accept private commissions, accreditation status, as well as contact information.

Canadian Association of Professional Heritage Consultants (CAPHC/ACECP)
CAPCH Directory of ProfessionalsListing

CAPHC Members, in the following categories: Archivists; Building Specialists; Conservators; Craft & Trade Specialists; Cultural Tourism & Marketing Specialists; Educators; Environmental Assessment Specialists; Historians; Landscape Specialists; Museum Specialists; Photographers, Illustrators, Recorders; Planners; Public Sector Representatives; Other Specialists

Canadian Government
Canadian Government Employee Directory
Department listing

Restauratieloket offers a service for finding restorers in Europe. (In Dutch)


The Worldwide Email Directory of Anthropologists (WEDA) is a searchable directory of anthropologists and scholars in related disciplines from around the world. Here, anthropology is meant in its broadest sense, to include not only those in the four subfields of anthropology (archaeology, physical and social/cultural anthropology, and linguistics), but also scholars in the physical and social science, as well as those in the humanities such as art historians, modern and ancient languages, and classical studies. The names and mailing addresses of academic & research institutions, museums, government and private organisations, individual scholars, journals, laboratories, and electronic databases are listed. Each entry includes the regular street/postal address, telephone and fax numbers, and then the names and email addresses of faculty and staff members.

Health & Safety
Safety, Health, and Environmental Consultants (SIRI)

Musical Instruments
Directory of the Music Industry

Includes registry of musical instrument repair technicians, and directories of instrument makers, musical instrument manufacturers, trade associations, publications, educational resources, and suppliers


International Directory of Photography Historians

Alternate Photographic Processes, a directory of photographers around the world who practice so-called 'alternative' or 'non-silver' photo processes. These processes include Cyanotype, Kallitype, Platinum/Palladium, Van Dyke and Gum Bichromate among others.


Including mycologists, ichthyologists, herpetologists, plant taxonomists, etc.

Collections Managers Online

Board Certified Forensic Entomologists

"This is a complete listing of all current Board Certified Forensic Entomologists, certified by the American Board of Forensic Entomology."

International Fan Collector's Guild
Resources list (Conservators who work on fans)

U.S. Government and related agencies
Department of Energy
General Services Administration
House of Representatives
National Library of Medicine
National Science Foundation

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