Ruins Stabilization in the Southwestern United States

Editor(s): Roland Richert; Gordon Vivian

Year: 1974


This book is a guide to the methods, materials, and techniques employed in the stabilization and maintenance of prehistoric and historic structures in a ruinous condition. It is designed especially for construction and maintenance personnel of local. State and Federal agencies charged with the care of land on which there are historic structures worthy of preservation in an "as is" condition. The publication is an outgrowth of a very early ruins stabilization manual written by the late R. Gordon Vivian in 1949 for the National Park Service and revised in 1962.

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Ruins Stabilization in the Southwestern United States. Roland Richert, Gordon Vivian. Washington: National Park Service. 1974 ( tDAR id: 371760) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8NC5ZBJ

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