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International Journal of Sanskrit Research

2016, Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part D

Reflections on conservation of manuscripts –Role of a conservator

Dr. Vidya HN

Conservation of historical past whether through manuscripts or historical artifacts or documents, hand written letters, etc has become a integral part of a nation’s march towards promoting continuity in inheritance& historical legacy. Countries across the globe pay higher attention & concern towards conserving their historical past. Growing awareness about historical knowledge & amplification of activities related to heritage conservation, knowledge storing through digital media has helped the process of conservation. A conservator is often considered as a heritage diplomat as he shoulders the responsibilities of securing old documents & conserving them in proper profile, showcasing in proper time etc. He has acquired key significance in heritage guarding. This paper examines the roles responsibilities of a conservator & throws light on the challenges faced by him during conservation of manuscripts.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Vidya HN. Reflections on conservation of manuscripts –Role of a conservator. Int J Sanskrit Res 2016;2(6):184-186.

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