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New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus-randall>
Date: Friday, November 8, 1996
Calendar of Preservation-Related Workshops and Events in New England
and Environs

November 1996 - September 1997

 Date: 9 Oct 96
 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
     information. Date: 14 Nov 96
 Time:               TBA
 Subject: "Russian Exchange Program" (Lecture)
 Sponsor: American Association for the Advancement of Slavic
     Studies
 Speaker:            Ann Russell
 Location:           AAASS Conference, Boston, MA
 Registration: For further information contact NEDCC at (508)
     470-1010

 Date: Nov 14 16 96
 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:
     http://www.ala.org. 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.

 Date: 17 Nov 96
 Time:               TBA
 Subject: "Protection from Light" (Lecture)
 Sponsor:            Art Complex Museum
 Speaker:            Beth Patkus
 Location:           Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
 Registration: For information contact the Museum at (617)
     934-6634

 Date: 25 Nov 96
 Time:               10:00 am
 Subject: "Leaky Pipes and Broken Windows: Disaster Preparedness for
     Libraries and Archives"
 Sponsor:            Western Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:            Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:           Stockbridge Library Association
 Registration: Open enrollment. Contact Dodie Gaudet at the WMRLS,
     (413) 247-9306 or (800) 282-7755

 Date: 4 Dec 96
 Time:               10:00 am
 Subject: "Getting It Right I: Good In-House Repairs of Library
     Materials"
 Sponsor:            Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:            Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:           Bridgewater Public Library, Bridgewater, MA
 Registration: Open enrollment. Contact Ellen Rauch at the EMRLS,
     (617) 536-4010

 Date: 5 Dec 96
 Time:               9:30-3:30
 Subject: "History and Importance of 19th Century Cloth Bindings"
 Sponsor: ACRL/NEC Preservation/Conservation Interest
     Group
 Speaker:            Sue Allen
 Location: American Antiquarian Society, 185 Salisbury Street,
     Worcester, MA
 Registration: Limited to 40 participants. Deadline is Tuesday,
     November 26th. Cost: $17.00 for speaker and lunch. Contact
     Jennifer Banks, MIT Libraries, 617-253-5664 for a registration
     form.

 Date: 5 Dec 96
 Time:               All day
 Subject: "Digitizing Information for Preservation and Access"
 Sponsor:            Rutgers SCILS Professional Development Series
 Speaker:            Dr. Paul Conway, Yale University
 Location:           Ramada Inn, East Brunswick, NJ
 Registration: $95. Contact (908) 932-7169 or (908) 932-9314
     (fax)

 Date: 6 Dec 96
 Time:               All day
 Subject: "Microfilming and Scanning Technology: A Day at
     Preservation Resources"
 Sponsor:            Rutgers SCILS Professional Development Series
 Speaker:            Preservation Resources staff
 Location:           Preservation Resources, Bethlehem, PA
 Registration: $125. Contact (908) 932-7169 or (908) 932-9314
     (fax)

 Date: 12 Dec 96
 Time:               10:00 am
 Subject: "Getting It Right I: Good In-House Repairs of Library
     Materials"
 Sponsor:            Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker:            Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location:           Reading Public Library, Reading, MA
 Registration: Open enrollment. Contact Ellen Rauch at the EMRLS,
     (617) 536-4010

 Date: 5 Feb 97
 Time:               10:00 am - 3:30 pm
 Subject: "Reformatting for Preservation & Access"
 Sponsor:            NELINET
 Speaker:            Steve Dalton
 Location:           NEDCC, Andover, MA
 Registration: Limited to 20 participants. For information about the
     workshop and registration, contact NELINET at (617) 969-0400, or
     (800) NELINET.

 Date: 6 Mar 97
 Time:               10:00 am - 3:30 pm
 Subject: "Disaster Preparedness"
 Sponsor:            NELINET
 Speaker:            Beth Patkus
 Location:           NEDCC, Andover, MA
 Registration: Limited to 30 participants. For information about the
     workshop and registration, contact NELINET at (617) 969-0400, or
     (800) NELINET.

 Date: 1 Apr 97
 Time:               All day
 Subject: "Photograph Conservation"
 Sponsor:            NEDCC
 Speaker:            Gary Albright
 Location:           NEDCC, Andover, MA
 Registration: For information about the workshop and registration,
     contact Kim O'Leary at NEDCC, (508) 470-1010.

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 Kathryn Hammond Baker at the
     Archives of the Commonwealth, (617) 727-2816
     archives [at] mecn__mass__edu 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-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 (2).
 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
Collection Management/Preservation Specialist
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
648 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215-2070
617-267-9400
800-952-7403 (in-state)
Fax: 617-421-9833

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