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Subject: Position at Harvard

Position at Harvard

From: Michele Mondini <mmondini>
Date: Thursday, December 17, 1998
Conservation Project Technician
Emily Dickinson Autograph Poetry Collection
Manuscript Department
Houghton Library
Harvard University

Qualifications: B.A. degree preferred.  Prior experience in the
treatment of special collections, demonstrated hand skills, computer
skills, ability to work in busy lab environment, and self-motivated.

The project will be full time (35 hours/week) for a three-month
period, and part time (15 hours/week) for approximately three
additional months, or until the project is completed.  This is a
temporary, part time non-benefited position.  Rate of pay is $11.00
per hour.  Start date immediately.

Candidate will be responsible for the paper conservation treatment
of the autograph poetry and letters of Emily Dickinson, closely
supervised by the Paper Conservator.  Approximately 550 items
require treatment. Treatment will involve surface cleaning, mending
with Japanese tissue and wheat starch paste and stain reduction.
Candidate will work closely with the paper conservator and curator
to determine appropriate box enclosures and contribute to their

The actual treatment work will take place at the Harvard University
Library Preservation Center, 821 Holyoke Center, Cambridge and will
be supervised by the paper conservator.

Please send resume and letter of intent to

    Leslie Morris
    Curator of Manuscripts
    Houghton Library
    Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA  02138

Harvard University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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