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Subject: Nicholas Pickwoad

Nicholas Pickwoad

From: Nicholas Pickwoad <nicholas_pickwoad>
Date: Tuesday, June 20, 1995
Nicholas Pickwoad is to resign as Chief Conservator in the
University Library and the Harvard College Library at Harvard,
effective August 31, 1995.   He will continue to consult on the
conservation of special collections at Harvard, and with other
collections both in the U.S. and in Europe.   He will also continue
to teach at the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, at
the Centro del Bel Libro in Ascona, and for the Corso Europeo di
Formazione Specialistica per Conservatori-Restauri di Beni Libri in
Spoleto.   He also plans to pursue his longstanding project of
writing an account of European bookbinding in the era of the
handpress. This will include research in Oxford into the techniques
of and materials used by Oxford binders in this period in September
and October of this year, on a grant from the Bibliographical
Society of Great Britain, together with a Falconer Madan award.   He
has also applied for a research fellowship from the Herzog August
Bibliothek in Wolfenbuttel.   In addition, he plans to publish his
completed research on the Ramey Collection at the Pierpont Morgan
Library, a project supported by a grant from the Mellon Foundation.
He will be returning to his old address in England (River Farm,
Great Witchingham, Norwich NR9 5NA) as of 1 October, 1995.
Confirmation of telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address will
follow in due course.


                   Conservation DistList Instance 9:4
                 Distributed: Wednesday, June 21, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-4-002
Received on Tuesday, 20 June, 1995

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