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ICI prize

From: John R. Fairfield <70304.3023>
Date: Monday, February 12, 1996
ICI Names Three Winners of Conservation Services

Don Etherington, President of the Conservation Division of
Information Conservation, Inc. (ICI), announced the winners of the
Prize for a Plan 1995 last month at the American Library
Association's Midwinter Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

    *   The Special Collections Division at the University of Texas
        at Arlington will receive $3,000 worth of ICI Conservation
        services for the plan submitted by Shirley Rodnitzky,
        Archivist, to preserve the maps and a journal of Henry
        Washington Benham, an engineer and army officer who fought
        in the Mexican War and the U.S. Civil War.

    *   The Milner Library at Illinois State University will receive
        $1,500 worth of conservation services for the plan submitted
        by Beth Schobernd, Preservation Librarian, to repair,
        deacidify, and encapsulate the posters in the library's
        Circus History Collection.

    *   The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and
        Reproduction at Indiana University will receive $750 worth
        of conservation services for the plan submitted by John
        Bancroft, Director of the Institute, and Margaret H. Harter,
        Head of Information Services, to conserve portions of the
        notebooks of newspaper and magazine clippings that document
        public reaction to Dr. Alfred Kinsey's research on human
        sexual behavior.

The judges for the Prize for a Plan 1995 were John F. Dean,
Director, Department of Preservation and Conservation, Cornell
University, Eleanore Stewart, Head of Conservation Treatments,
Stanford University Libraries, and Don Etherington.

"The other judges and I were very impressed with the quality and
depth of the plans submitted," said Mr. Etherington.

The Conservation Division of ICI was founded in 1987 to offer
high-quality, economical, and timely preservation and conservation
services for libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and
other collection holding institutions.  The Conservation Division's
staff provides professional conservation treatments of books,
documents, and art on paper for large-scale projects and for single
items.  The Division is located in Brown Summit, N.C.

Jack Fairfield, President
Information Conservation, Inc.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:60
                   Distributed: Monday, March 4, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-9-60-010
Received on Monday, 12 February, 1996

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