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The Repair, Replacement, and Maintenance of Historic Slate Roofs
Preservation Briefs 29
, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Levine, Jeffrey S.
Initially transcribed for the Web by John C. Leeke, Historic Homeworks

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. History of Slate Use in the United States
    3. The Character and Detailing of Historic Slate Roofs
    4. Where Does Slate Come From?
    5. Deterioration of Slate and Slate Roof
    6. Repairing Slate Roofs
    7. The Replacement of Deteriorated Roofs
    8. Maintenance
    9. Conclusion
    10. Further Reading
    11. Repair/Replacement Guideline
    12. Acknowledgements