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Subject: Workshop on book conservation

Workshop on book conservation

From: Pamela Spitzmueller <cadpamts>
Date: Friday, February 3, 1995
University of Iowa Conservation Department announces a 1995 Mellon
sponsored Advanced Book Conservation Workshop:

    "Lessons and Techniques from the History of Conservation"
    Tom Conroy - Workshop Leader
    April 10-14

This workshop will explore some neglected structures and methods from
the long history of the care of books.  Specific topics will include:

    *   the scientific study of paper deterioration, 1890-1940

    *   silking and other neglected methods of page repair

    *   account bookbinding

    *   box styles other than clamshell

    *   training and experience of protoconservators of the 30's through
        the '50s.

No fee, $500 stipend available. For brochure or more information contact

    Pamela Spitzmueller
    Fax: 319-335-5900

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:62
                 Distributed: Tuesday, February 7, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-8-62-008
Received on Friday, 3 February, 1995

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