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Workshop on fire safety

From: Robert James <robert_james>
Date: Friday, June 23, 2000
Fire Safety for Cultural Collections
The North Carolina Preservation Consortium
Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County
310 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina
Thursday, July 20, 2000
9:30 am-4:30 pm

This preservation workshop addresses provisions for the protection
of cultural assets from the threat of fires in archives, libraries,
museums, places of worship, records centers, historic sites, and
other collection institutions. Instruction focuses on issues of fire
detection and suppression, evacuations, and training staff to
properly respond to fires.  The workshop is recommended for
archivists, administrators, curators, docents, librarians, physical
plant managers, volunteers, and others working in educational,
cultural and historical collections.

The instructor is Dr. Michael Trinkley, Director of the Chicora
Foundation, a recognized authority on preservation, disaster
planning, HVAC systems, pest control, and fire safety.  Dr. Trinkley
is the author of Can You Stand the Heat?: a fire safety primer for
libraries, archives, and museums.

Registration Fees: $50 for employees of NCPC member institutions;
$60 for non-members. Workshop fee includes lunch and refreshments To
register, please complete the form at

Please make your check payable to the North Carolina Preservation
Consortium and mail with registration forms to:

    Fire Safety Workshop
    C/O Robert James, NCPC President
    Circulation Department
    Walter Clinton Jackson Library
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    P.O. Box 26175
    Greensboro, NC 27402-6175

Information about the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg
County is available at
<URL:>. Parking
information is also online:

For questions regarding the workshop contact Robert James at the
University of North Carolina at Greensboro (336-334-5304
<Robert_James [at] uncg__edu>) To inquire about hotel accommodations in
Charlotte contact Chris A. Bates at the Public Library of Charlotte
and Mecklenburg County (704-336-5153 <CBates [at] plcmc__lib__nc__us>).

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