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Program on appraisal

From: Frederick Bearman <fb22>
Date: Thursday, November 14, 1996
METRO's Conservation/Preservation Advisory Council Presents:
What's It Worth To You?
Thursday, December 12
3-5 p.m.
METRO Headquarters
57 East 11th Street, 4th floor
Manhattan
Registration:  $5.00.  Registration form on next page.
Speaker:    Victor Wiener
            Executive Director, Appraisers Association of America

Valuation--How do you determine the value of special collections in
small and medium size libraries?  The workshop will focus on unusual
formats--objects, photographs, snuff boxes, clocks, false teeth--not
just books and paper.

This workshop will address the following topics:

    *   What kinds of questions to ask an appraiser--for insurance,
        risk management, exhibition loans, donor relations

    *   Who needs to be involved in preparation for the appraiser's visit

    *   What they will ask you

    *   Understanding the vocabulary of an appraisal

    *   Fees and premiums

    *   How to reach an acceptable level of coverage

and more. Bring your questions.

Members of the Conservation/Preservation Advisory Council: Fred
Bearman, Columbia University; Dorothea Z. Colligan, American Bible
Society; Miriam Deutch, Brooklyn College, CUNY; Gretchen Feltes, New
York University; Hollee Haswell, Columbia University; Susan Martin,
New York Academy of Medicine; Kate Murray, New York University;
Joseph Spadaro, METRO. For more information contact Joseph Spadaro
at METRO.

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                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:48
                 Distributed: Monday, November 18, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-48-023
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Received on Thursday, 14 November, 1996

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