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Workshops on mold

From: Jill Rawnsley <ccaha>
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 1999
CCAHA announces a day-long workshop, "Be Prepared ... Managing a
Mold Outbreak," to be held twice this Spring. These workshops are
partially funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA.
Tuesday, May 25, 1999:

Cleveland Public Library, Lake Shore Facility, 17133 Lake Shore
Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio.
Wednesday, June 16, 1999: Presented in cooperation with the
Cleveland Public Library Preservation Department, the Ohio
Preservation Council (OPC), and the Intermuseum Conservation
Association (ICA).

This workshop is intended for librarians, archivists, curators,
collection managers, stewards of historic house museums, and site
and facilities managers.

Lectures and case studies will provide participants with an
understanding of why mold blooms occur, as well as strategies for
prevention and recovery.  The immediate responses to inactivate an
outbreak; the clean-up procedures for both large and small
outbreaks; and cleaning and conservation treatment of paper-based
materials affected by mold will be presented.  Safety and
health-related issues for mold recovery will be underscored
throughout the day.

Thomas A. Parker, Ph.D., an integrated pest management consultant
since 1972, works extensively with collections and buildings
threatened by mold, insects, birds, bats, and rodents. He lectures
frequently about recovery from mold outbreaks and has remediated
outbreaks at many cultural institutions.

Joan Irving, Paper Conservator, Conservation Center for Art and
Historic Artifacts.  CCAHA advises institutions in mold recovery
efforts and has treated many paper-based collections infected with

The workshops will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Registration
and refreshments begin at 9:00 a.m.

The VIRGINIA workshop registration fee is $65 for CCAHA members and
$75 for non-members.

The OHIO registration fee is $65 for CCAHA and ICA members, $30 for
OPC members, and $75 for non-members.

For further information and a registration form, please contact:

    Preservation Services Office
    Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
    264 South 23rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19103
    Fax: 215-735-9313
    CCAHA [at] hslc__org

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:76
                  Distributed: Friday, March 26, 1999
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Received on Wednesday, 24 March, 1999

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