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Subject: SPEC Kit on preservation automation Course on Japanese paper conservation Conference on pest, insect, & fungus management

SPEC Kit on preservation automation Course on Japanese paper conservation Conference on pest, insect, & fungus management

From: Robert J. Milevski <milevski>
Date: Friday, April 22, 1994
The following items appeared in ALCTS Network News, Volume 7, Number 5
April 19, 1994

SPEC Kit on Automating Preservation Management The ARL Office of
Management Services Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC)
announces the publication of several SPEC Kits: SPEC Kit#198, Automating
Preservation Management in ARL Libraries, reports on the results of a
SPEC survey on the status of automation activities within preservation
departments in member libraries and includes a compilation of responses
and commentary from ARL libraries


Japanese Paper Conservation (Tokyo)
ICCROM Tokyo National Research Institute of Cultural Properties, in
collaboration with the Kyoto National Museum, will hold the Third
International Course on Japanese Paper Conservation, Tokyo and Kyoto,
Japan, end-November to mid-December 1994. The 3-week course aims to
introduce participants to a variety of paper conservation techniques
based on Japanese scroll mounting. Most theoretical lectures will be
held in Tokyo, while the practical sessions will be organized at the
Conservation Centre of the Kyoto National Museum. Registration fee is
$400 and the deadline is May 1, 1994 (maximum of 12 international
participants). Send applications to

    ICCROM-Japanese Paper Conservation Course 94
    13, Via di San Michele, I-00153 Rome RM, Italy
    Fax: 39-6-588-4265
    E-mail: mc5356 [at] mclink__it.

Pest, Insect, & Fungus Management (Boston)
Technology & Conservation of Art, Architecture and Antiquities, and the
Environmental Health & Safety Department (Harvard University) will hold
a 2-day conference in Boston, MA on October 22-23, 1994, titled "Pest,
Insect, & Fungus Management: Non-Toxic Fumigation & Alternative Control
Techniques for Preserving Cultural/Historic Properties & Collections."
They will examine non-toxic treatments and preventive conservation
methods for safeguarding cultural/historic objects, buildings and sites
from attack and degradation by insects, vertebrate pests and fungi.
Conference registration fee is $250 before August 1, 1994; $290 after.
For further information on the conference contact

    Susan E. Schur
    Technology & Conservation
    One Emerson Place - 16M
    Boston, MA 02114


    Robert Hauser
    The New Bedford Whaling Museum
    18 Johnny Cake Hill
    New Bedford, MA 02740

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