2. Assess the current condition of collections and property and document them with collection catalogues, photographs, sketches, videos, architectural drawings, construction plans, and condition reports.
3. Assess the current value of property and collections by reviewing appraisals by qualified professionals, bills of purchase, inventory records, loan agreements for collections on loan to other institutions, and loan agreements for borrowed collections in your care.
4. Determine whether any of your buildings or ships are subject to the National Historic Preservation Act or to other regulations and how this might affect the cost and time involved in restoring them after theyve been damaged.