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Presentation on conservation principals and ethics

From: Frederick Bearman <fb22>
Date: Monday, April 29, 1996
Beyond the Written Word: What's Worth Saving--Understanding
Conservation Principles & Ethics for the Conservation & Preservation
of Library Collections.
Round-table Discussion with Question and Answer Session
Thursday, May 16, 1996 at 4-5:30p.m.

METRO Headquarters
New York Metropolitan
Reference& Research
Library Agency
57 East 11th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10003
$5.00 registration (pre-paid)
Call METRO at (212) 228-2320

This workshop will be of interest to Librarians, Curators,
Conservators, Conservation Technicians, and Bookbinders, and will
address the many important issues involved in conserving and
preserving re-binding both rare, medium-rare and circulating library

Topics include

    1.  What do conservation principals and ethics mean in the real
        world, and were did they come from?

    2.  How to use conservation principals and ethics to preserve
        the hidden information in both old and modern books.

    3.  How conservation principals and ethics are used to preserve
        the library collections at Princeton, and Columbia
        University's, and the New York Public Library.

    4.  How to use conservation principals and ethics in smaller


    Frederick Bearman, Head of Library Conservation, Columbia

    Marc Reeves, Head of Conservation, New York Public Library.

    Robert Milevski, Preservation Librarian, Princeton University.

    Hollee Haswell, Curator, Columbiana, Columbia University.

    This workshop is organised by the Conservation/Preservation
    Advisory Council at METRO.

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