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Special thanks go to Baird M. Smith, AIA (formerly Chief, Preservation
Technology Branch, TPS) for providing general direction in the
development of the manuscript. In addition, the following individuals
are to be thanked for their contributions as technical experts
in the field: Royal T. Brown, National Paint and Coatings Association,
Washington, D.C.; Dr. Judith E. Selwyn, Preservation Technology
Associates, Boston, Massachusetts; and Dennis R. Vacca, Pratt
& Lambert Co., Carlstadt, New Jersey. Finally, thanks go to
several National Park Service staff members whose valuable comments
were incorporated into the text and who contributed to the production
of the brief: James A. Caufield, Anne E. Grimmer, Jean E. Travers,
David G. Battle, Sharon C. Park, AIA, Charles E. Fisher III, Sara
K. Blumenthal, and Martha A. Gutrick. Washington, D.C. September,
This publication has been prepared pursuant to the National
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, which directs the
Secretary of the Interior to develop and make available information
concerning historic properties. Technical Preservation Services
(TPS), Heritage Preservation Services Division, National Park
Service prepares standards, guidelines, and other educational
materials on responsible historic preservation treatments for
a broad public.
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