Values > Cameron

Cameron, Christina. "Managing Heritage Structures in the 1990s Current Issues Facing the CPS," CRM Volume 15, No. 6, p.3. National Park Service. Reformatted here to include numerical list of the principles.

" In the CRM [Cultural Resource Management] policy, five principles are set down to enable us to make decisions or choices about the scale and level of treatment of historic structures. These are the principles of:

      1. value
      2. public benefit
      3. understanding
      4. respect and
      5. integrity

"At the macro-level, these principles guide the planning process and at the micro-level facilitate the selection of appropriate conservation treatments. The planning process should result in one document clearly describing the values and the significance of a site or area and its commemorative/presentation objectives. Everyone from heritage professionals, field people and management needs to be in agreement on the conservation/presentation agenda...."


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