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ACRL New England Chapter

From: Barbara Sagraves <Barbara.Sagraves>
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2000
Association of College and Research Libraries / New England Chapter
Preservation-Conservation Interest Group
Leather Deterioration and Treatment Options
Homer Babbidge Library,  University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut
March 23, 2000        9:30 am - 3 pm

The March meeting of the ACRL/NE Chapter/Preservation-Conservation
Interest Group will be a review and discussion of treatment options
for deteriorating leather bound books.  Kristen St.John of Rutgers
University will report on the causes of leather deterioration and
bring us all up to date on leather dressing.  Eric Alstrom,
Dartmouth College Library, will demonstrate the Etherington Japanese
Tissue Hinge repair.   Beth Doyle of Harvard University and Heather
Caldwell of MIT will discuss the variety of treatments available.
Participants are encouraged to bring examples of treatments that
have worked well (or failed).

Following a box lunch at the library a tour of the conservation lab,
marking room, and bindery prep area will be given by Carole Dyall,
Collections Conservator and Preservation Officer at the University
of Connecticut.  The Homer Babbidge Library has recently been
renovated and a tour of the rest of the building will be available
for those who are interested.

Cost:  $15.00 per person to cover costs of lunch, coffee service,
and speaker's travel expenses. Send registration form and check for
$15.00 payable to Barb Sagraves. Registration must be received by
March 20, 2000.

Registration Form
Select your box lunch preference:
All lunches include cookie, chips, fruit, and a canned soda.

    Turkey w/ American cheese
    Chicken salad
    Tuna fish
    Roast beef w/ Swiss cheese

Send a check for $15.00 payable to Barb Sagraves to:

    Barb Sagraves
    Preservation Services
    Baker Library
    Dartmouth College
    Hanover, NH  03755

Deadline for reservations is March 20, 2000.

If you have questions or would like a complete schedule for the day
please contact Barb Sagraves by Email: sagraves [at] dartmouth__edu or
phone: 603-646-2458

Directions are available at:
<URL:> Parking
available in Lot S; from Rt. 195 go past Mirror Lake and take 2nd
right onto Bolton.  Go past the Art Building and Lot S will be on
the right.  There is no charge for parking.

Barb Sagraves , co-chair
ACRL/NEC/Preservation-Conservation Interest Group

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:46
                  Distributed: Tuesday, March 7, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-46-037
Received on Thursday, 2 March, 2000

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