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Subject: Position at Harvard

Position at Harvard

From: Nancy C. Schrock <nschrock>
Date: Monday, November 28, 1994
Temporary Position Available
NEH Project Conservation Technician
Harvard University Library

A six month full-time position funded by a grant from the National
Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access, for
the cataloguing and preservation of the Henry Hobson Richardson
(1838-1886) archive of 5015 architectural drawings in the Houghton

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Harvard College Library Conservator, the
Conservation Technician will perform a variety of conservation
treatments on a collection of architectural drawings from the H.H.
Richardson Archive.  The technician works with project staff on written
and photographic documentation of conservation procedures.
Responsibilities will also include the encapsulation, mounting, and
occasional matting of materials, including challenging fragile and/or
oversize items.  Performs tasks as assigned to support work flow of busy
conservation lab engaged in the examination, flattening, cleaning,
repairing of architectural drawings.  Assists HCL Conservator in
adhesive preparation and acquisition of supplies and materials.

Bachelor degree preferred with a minimum of 1-2 years experience in a
conservation facility.  Prior experience in the fundamentals of paper
repair and construction of protective enclosures.  Good organizational
skills, attention to detail and ability to work well with others as
demonstrated by past work experience.

Available:  December 1, 1994
Hiring Grade 07
Salary is based on an annual range of $22,224-$27,216

Please send resume and letter of application to:

    Malcolm Hamilton
    University Personnel Librarian
    Wadsworth House
    1341 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02138

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:41
                Distributed: Thursday, December 1, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-8-41-009
Received on Monday, 28 November, 1994

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