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Subject: Globe


From: Dorothy Frye <frye>
Date: Monday, January 25, 1999
Our library has received the donation of a  globe that needs
cleaning and repair. It is a 12-inch Cartocraft globe made in 1924
by the Denoyer-Geppert Company, Chicago. The base is missing, but
the brass or copper ruled metal piece surrounding the globe is
intact.  The surface of the globe is soiled with what appears to be
oily dirt common to objects left uncleaned for long periods of time
in some homes.

Any suggestions for cleaning the globe without damaging the surface
which appears to be paper-based?

Dorothy Frye
Preservation Archivist
MSU Libraries
Michigan State University

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:61
                Distributed: Wednesday, January 27, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-61-016
Received on Monday, 25 January, 1999

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