Policies and Procedures

The Mississippi Lodge of Research DCXL continuously investigates best practices regarding archival techniques and preservation policy. The Lodge in turn publishes these findings in the form of whitepapers, for use by other Masonic organizations.

Series 0 – General Lodge Policy

Series 1 – Museum Collection Preservation
Series 2 – Security, Fire, and Curatorial Safety
Series 3 – Agents of Deterioration
Series 4 – Museum Collections Storage
Series 5 – Ethnographic Objects
Series 6 – Archeological Objects
Series 7 – Furniture and Wooden Objects
Series 8 – Ceramic, Glass, and Plaster Objects
Series 9 – Leather and Skin Objects
Series 10 – Metal Objects
Series 11 – Natural History Specimens
Series 12 – Paintings
Series 13 – Paper Objects

Series 14 – Photographs
Series 15 – Stone Objects
Series 16 – Textile Objects
Series 17 – Packing and Shipping Museum Objects
Series 18 – Museum Exhibits
Series 19 – Archival and Manuscript Collections and Rare Books

Series 20 – Facility Specifications for Museum and Archive Collections

Series 21 – Disaster Response and Recovery
Series 22 – Writings and Compositions