Provides free disaster advice to libraries, archives, historical societies and cultural institutions. Call for assistance as soon as possible. The emergency toll-free number 888.905.7737 will connect you with a disaster response specialist. Phone consultation is provided at no charge. On-site assistance may be arranged with a local consultant. Non-emergency inquiries about disaster assistance and other preservation services may be sent to

(Made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.)


Carl Stewart
Assessment and Emergency Planning—GP3
CU Boulder University Libraries–Preservation Department
Boulder, CO 80309-0184
303.579.0559 (cell)

Karen Jones
Jefferson County Public Library
10200 W. 20th Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80215

Myra Jo Moon Collection: A preservation information including disaster recovery. “Aquaboy” moisture meter and recording hygrothermograph available for loan.

Diane Lunde
Metadata and Preservation Coordinator
Colorado State University
Morgan Library
Ft. Collins, CO 80523

Randy Silverman
Preservation Librarian
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860

Colorado State Archives
George Orlowski, State Archivist
1313 Sherman
Denver, CO 80203