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Subject: Course on care of oversize and unusual paper artifacts

Course on care of oversize and unusual paper artifacts

From: Steve Dalton <dalton>
Date: Wednesday, June 19, 1996
The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies, Mount
Carroll, Illinois, is again offering a four-day course on the Care
of Oversize and Unusual Paper Artifacts.  The course will take place
July 24-27, 1996, at the Campbell Center in Illinois.  It will
address the care, handling and storage of oversize and unusual
materials including maps, posters, architectural plans, globes and
wallpapers.  The instructor will be Mary Todd Glaser, Director of
Paper Conservation at the Northeast Document Conservation Center.

The course includes a review of materials, media and mechanisms for
deterioration; storage options; handling, including unrolling of
brittle papers; and hands-on training in flattening, surface
cleaning, paper repair and polyester film encapsulation.

The course fee is $500, which includes accommodations.  NEH
scholarships, which reduce the course cost by half, are available
for employees of non-profit institutions.

For information contact

    Mary Wood Lee
    Director
    The Campbell Center
    P.O. Box 66
    Mount Carroll, IL  61053
    815-244-1173
    Fax 815-244-1619

For questions about the course content, contact Mary Todd Glaser at
NEDCC.  The deadline for registration has been extended to June 28,
1996.

Mary Todd Glaser
Director of Paper Conservation
Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810
508-470-1010
Fax: 508-475-6021

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