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Subject: Appointment at Huntington Library

Appointment at Huntington Library

From: William A. Moffett <moffett>
Date: Monday, May 11, 1992
The Huntington Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Randy
H. Silverman as its Chief Preservation Officer, effective July 1.

Mr. Silverman is a graduate of the Evergreen State College, and received
his M.L.S. from Brigham Young University where he has taught as an
adjunct faculty member for the past four years.  He has worked as a
conservator and preservation administrator at BYU since 1983, following
training as a bookbinder in Florida.

As preservation librarian of the 3 million volume Lee Library at BYU he
established and maintained environmental and treatment standards,
managed a staff of 1. 18.5 FTE in book repair, bindery preparation,
micro-reproduction, and stacks maintenance.  He was the founding chair
of the Utah Preservation Consortium, and remains active in the Book and
Paper Group of the American Institute for Conservation.  He has
contributed chapters and articles to the Book and Paper Group Annual of
the American Institute for Conservation (1988), Library Technical
Services: Operations and Management (1991), Advances in Librarianship
(in press), and The Complete Binder: Studies in Book Making and
Conservation in honor of Roger Powell (in press).

At the Huntington he will have overall responsibility for the
Conservation Department, for planning and managing projects, and for
developing and implementing preservation policies through the library.

William A. Moffett
Director of the Huntington Library
San Marino, California

                  Conservation DistList Instance 5:57
                   Distributed: Sunday, May 17, 1992
                        Message Id: cdl-5-57-003
Received on Monday, 11 May, 1992

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