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New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus-randall>
Date: Wednesday, July 10, 1996
Calendar of Preservation-Related
Workshops and Events in New England and Environs

July 1996 - September 1997

 Date:              September 11-13, 1996
 Time:              All day
 Subject: "School for Scanning: Working in A Digital World"
 Sponsor:           National Park Service and the Northeast Document
     Conservation Center
 Speaker:           Howard Besser (University of California at
     Berkeley), Paul Conway (Yale University), Steve Dalton (NEDCC),
     Carl Fleischauer (Library of Congress), Henry Kelly (Government
     Office of Technology Policy), Steve Puglia (NARA), Jim Reilly
     (Image Permanence Institute)
 Location:          Smithsonian Institution
 Registration: Cost: $150. Registration materials, including the full
     agenda, are available from Gail Pfeifle, NEDCC, 100 Brickstone
     Square, Andover, MA 01810-1494, (508) 470-1010, Fax: (508)
     475-6021, e-mail: nedcc@world.

 Date:              October 9, 1996 - September 26, 1997
 Time:               2 - 3 days at a time
 Subject: "Managing Preservation for Library and Archives
     Collections" 5 sessions
 Sponsor:           Northeast Document Conservation Center
 Speaker:           Steve Dalton, Lisa Fox
 Location:          NEDCC, Andover, MA
 Registration Cost: $450. Contact Steve Dalton or Beth Patkus,
     NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA 01810 (508) 470-1010,
     Fax: (508) 475-6021, nedcc [at] world__std__com for registration

 Date:              September 19, 1996
 Time:              All Day
 Subject: "Instituting a Conservation Environment Monitoring Program"
 Sponsor:           CCAHA and the Virginia Historical Society
 Speaker: William P. Lull, principal and senior conservation
     environment consultant of Garrison/Lull Inc., Princeton
     Junction, NJ, and co-author of Conservation Environment
     Guidelines for Libraries and Archives
 Location:          The Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA.
 Registration: $50.00, including a box lunch and supplementary
     materials. Ann Craddock, Preservation Services Representative
     Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, 264 South
     23rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103. Tel: (215) 545-0613 Fax:
     (215) 735.9313 email: ccaha [at] shrsys__hslc__org

 Date:              October 4, 1996
 Time:              All day
 Subject: "Have You Got the Blues? Architectural Records: Their
     Identification, Management, Storage, and Treatment"
 Sponsor:           CCAHA and the Heinz Architectural Center, the
     Carnegie Museum of Art
 Speaker:           Lois Olcott Price, Conservator of Library
     Collections, Winterthur Library; Dennis McFadden, Curator, the
     Heinz Architectural Center, the Carnegie Museum of Art; and Ann
     Craddock, Preservation Services Representative,Conservation
     Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
 Location:           Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
 Registration: $75.00, including supplementary materials. Ann
     Craddock, Preservation Services Representative Conservation
     Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, 264 South 23rd Street
     Philadelphia, PA 19103. Tel: (215) 545-0613 Fax: (215) 735-9313
     email: ccaha [at] shrsys__hslc__org. Registration will be limited to

 Date:              October 7, 1996
 Time:              3-Day Workshop
 Subject: "Preservation Microfilming
 Sponsor:           TBA
 Speaker:           Susan Wrynn
 Location:          American Bible Society, New York, NY
 Registration: Gail Pheifle, NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover,
     MA 01810 (508) 470-1010, Fax: (508) 475-6021,
     nedcc [at] world__std__com for registration information

 Date:               November 14-16, 1996
 Time:               All Day
 Subject: "New Directions in Library Binding"
 Sponsor:            Association for Library Collections & Technical
     Services, Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS)
 Speaker:            Mark Berkey (Stratford Automation), Mary P.
     Bogan (MIT), Wesley Boomgaarden (OSU), Robert DeCandido (NYPL),
     Carol Eyler (Mercer University), Lisa Fox (Preservation
     Consultant), Fritz James, Library Binding Service, Inc.), Jan
     Merrill-Oldham (Harvard University), Paul Parisi (Acme
     Bookbinding Company)
 Location:          Commander Hotel, Cambridge, MA
 Registration:      You may register by phone,or e-mail. A brochure
     and registration form are available on the ALA web page: Follow the path The Organization/ALA
     Divisions/ALCTS/ALCTS Gopher/ALCTS Institutes. Information is
     also available from LaTisha Reynolds at 800-545-2433, ex. 5035.
     Cost: ALA/ALCTS Personal Member $145., ALA Personal Member
     $190., Non-ALA Member $235.

 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.
 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
 Deadlines:         February 1 and October 1 (see above for

 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-randall [at] state__ma__us
 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
     November 7, 1996. Proposals due January 23, 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 (1). Conservation
         Project Support Program. Funding to museums for conservation
         activities including treatment, surveys, and implementation
 Contact:           Kelly Chisholm, NIC, 3299 K. Street, NW, Suite
     602, Washington, DC 20007.
 Telephone:         (202) 625-1495.
 Deadline:          (1) December 6, 1997. Request application in
     early October 1996. (2) March 1, 1997
 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
         Heritage and Preservation
 Deadline:         March 1997.

 Agency:            New Jersey State Library
 Address:           185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625-0520
 Telephone:         (609) 984-3282
 Areas of Funding:
     Funding for preservation/conservation of collections of interest
         for New Jersey
 Contact:          Betty Steckman
 Deadline:         February 1997.

 Agency:            New York State Library
 Address:           Division of Library Development New York State
     Library 10-C-47 Cultural Education Center Albany, NY 12230
 Telephone:         (518) 474-6971
 Areas of Funding:
     Funding to preserve unique library materials in all types of
         nonprofit institutions within New York State
 Deadline:          December 1996.

 Agency:            Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance
 Address:           Shelburne Museum  P.O. Box 10 Shelburne, VT 05482
 Telephone:         (802) 985-3346 x 323
 Areas of Funding:
                    Vermont Collections Care
 Deadline:          Call for deadline and information

Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
648 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215-2070
800-952-7403 (in-state)
Fax: 617-421-9833

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:8
                  Distributed: Thursday, July 11, 1996
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Received on Wednesday, 10 July, 1996

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