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Subject: New England Preservation Calendar

New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus>
Date: Friday, January 5, 1996
Calendar of Preservation-Related Workshops and Events in New
England and Environs

January 1996 -  June 1996

 Date:           6 Feb 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       Memorial Hall Library, Andover, MA
 Registration:   Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen
                 Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

 Date:           13 Feb 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       Plymouth Public Library, Plymouth, MA
 Registration:   Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen
                 Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

 Date:           27 Feb 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA
 Registration:   Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen
                 Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

 Date:           14 Mar 96
 Time:           All Day
 Subject:        Disaster Planning
 Sponsor:        NELINET.
 Speaker:        Beth Patkus
 Location:       NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA
 Registration:   NELINET, (617) 969-0400 or 1-800-NELINET

 Date:           17 Mar 96
 Time:           All Day
 Subject:        RESTORATION 96
 Sponsor:        RAI/EGI Exhibitions, Inc.
 Speaker:        Numerous
 Location:       Baltimore, MD
 Registration:   Contact (617) 933-6663 for visitor information

 Date:           2 Apr 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library Binding as a Preservation Option"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen Rauch, (617)
                 536-4010.

 Date:           3 Apr 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library and Archival Security"
 Sponsor:        Central Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact CMRLS, Maureen Boyda, (508)
                 799-1654 or (800) 922-8326

 Date:           9 Apr 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library and Archival Security"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen Rauch, (617)
                 536-4010.

 Date:           18 Apr 96
 Time:           10:00 - 2:00
 Subject:        "Getting It Right: Good In-House Repairs for General Collections, I"
 Sponsor:        Western Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       WMRLS Headquarters, Hatfield, MA
 Registration:   Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact WMRLS, Dodie
                 Gaudet, (800) 282-7755

 Date:           23 Apr 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library Binding as a Preservation Option"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen Rauch, (617)
                 536-4010.

 Date:           Apr 25 26 96
 Time:           All day for 2 days
 Subject:        "The New Museum Climate: Standards and Technologies"
 Sponsor:        Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
 Speakers:       Stefan Michalski, CCI; Arthur Beale, MFA; James
                 Reilly, IPI; Richard Kerschner, Shelburn Museum;
                 Anne Hawley, I.S. Gardner Museum; Brigid Sullivan,
                 NSP, and others.
 Location:       Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
 Registration:   Contact Gay Tracy, NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square,
                 Andover, MA 01810 (508) 470-1010, Fax: (508)
                 475-6021, nedcc [at] world__std__com for registration
                 information. Cost is $150 for the two days.

 Date:           7 May 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library and Archival Security"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Masschusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen Rauch, (617)
                 536-4010.

 Date:           9 May 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library Binding as a Preservation Option"
 Sponsor:        Central Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact CMRLS, Maureen Boyda, (508)
                 799-1654 or (800) 922-8326

 Date:           16 May 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library and Archival Security"
 Sponsor:        Western Masschusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       WMRLS Headquarters, Hatfield, MA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact WMRLS, Dodie Gaudet, (800)
                 282-7755

 Date:           17 May 96
 Time:           TBA
 Subject:        "Mold/Dealing with Mold"
 Sponsor:        Vermont Library Association Meeting
 Speaker:        Beth Patkus
 Location:       Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
 Registration:   Vermont Library Association

 Date:           23 May 96
 Time:           10:00 - 2:00
 Subject:        "Getting It Right: Good In-House Repairs for General
                 Collections, II"
 Sponsor:        Central Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact CMRLS, Maureen
                 Boyda, (508) 799-1654 or (800) 922-8326

 Date:           30 May 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library Binding as a Preservation Option"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen Rauch, (617)
                 536-4010.

 Date:           4 Jun 96
 Time:           10:00 - 1:00
 Subject:        "Library and Archival Security"
 Sponsor:        Eastern Masschusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:       TBA
 Registration:   Open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen Rauch, (617)
                 536-4010.

Preservation-Related Grant Sources and Deadlines

 Agency:         National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of
                 Preservation and Access
 Address:        Room 802, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington,
                 D.C. 20506
 Telephone:      (202) 606-8570
 FAX:            (202) 606-8639
 E-mail:         preservation [at] neh__fed__us
 Areas of Funding:
                 Preservation and access projects including support
                 for education and training, regional field service
                 programs, and research and demonstration projects

                 The stabilization and documentation of materials
                 culture collections

                 U.S. Newspaper program

 Deadlines:      July 1 deadline for subsequent May 1 start date.

 Agency:         National Historical Publications and Records
                 Commission
 Address:        NHPRC - NP, National Archives Building, Room 607,
                 Washington, D.C. 20506
 Telephone:      (202) 501-5610
 FAX:            (202) 501-5601
 Areas of Funding:
                 To help local organizations preserve records and
                 make them accessible by providing grants to state
                 historical records coordinators and boards for state
                 regrants (October 1)

                 To increase access to and use of records, based on
                 recommendations in the reports of the Historical
                 Documents Study and the Society of American
                 Archivists' Task Force on Goals and Priorities
                 (October 1)

                 To help carry out the national agendas for archival
                 progress put forward by the Society of American
                 Archivists and the National Association of
                 Government Archives and Records Administrators, with
                 particular attention to needs for preservation,
                 planning, training and institutional self-
                 evaluation (February 1)

 Contact:        In Massachusetts: contact Archivist of the
                 Commonwealth, Massachusetts Archives, (617) 727-2816
                 In other states: State Archivist or Chair of the
                 State Historical Records Advisory Board

 Deadlines:      February 1 and October 1 (see above for specifics)

 Agency:         Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
 Address:        648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215-2070
 Telephone:      (617) 267-9400 or (800) 952-7403 (in-state)
 FAX:            (617) 421-9833
 E-mail:         gtrinkaus [at] mecn__mass__edu
 Areas of Funding:
                 To help public libraries conduct a
                 preservation/conservation survey of the
                 collection(s) to determine individual item
                 conservation requirements, the needs for proper
                 storage, care and handling.

                 To help public libraries determine priorities for
                 materials to be conserved and implement an action
                 plan for their preservation.

                 To assist multi-type libraries to acquire equipment
                 and supplies, including proper physical containers
                 to house collections in all formats to assist in the
                 preservation of at-risk materials.

                 To encourage and support evaluation and remediation,
                 where needed, of physical facilities housing library
                 materials in multi-type libraries.  To develop
                 cost-effective methods of sharing preservation
                 resources, including staff training,
                 microfilming/reformatting, shared storage facilities
                 and emergency preparedness.

 Contact:        Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Deadline:       Letters of Intent will be due at the M.B.L.C. on
                 September 1996.  Proposals due February 1997.

 Agency:         Institute of Museum Studies
 Address:        1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 609,
                 Washington, DC 20506
 Telephone:      (202) 606-8539
 Areas of Funding:
                 CAP grants support a 2-day site visit to assess a
                 museum's collections and environmental conditions.

 Contact:        Kelly Chisholm, NIC, 3299 K. Street, NW, Suite 602,
                 Washington, DC 20007. (202) 625-1495.
 Deadline:       December 1996; Request applications by October 1,
                 1996.

 Agency:         National Endowment for the Arts
 Address:        Museum Program, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room
                 624, Washington, DC 20506.
 Telephone:      (202) 682-5442
 Areas of Funding:
                 Care of Collections: Conservation Collections
                 Maintenance
 Deadline:       September 1996.

Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
Collection Management/Preservation Specialist
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215-2070
617-267-9400
Fax: 617-421-9833

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                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:53
                  Distributed: Monday, January 8, 1996
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Received on Friday, 5 January, 1996

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