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Subject: PMG Winter Meeting

PMG Winter Meeting

From: Andrew Robb <anro>
Date: Friday, January 5, 2001
The AIC Photographic Materials Group 2001 winter meeting is fast
approaching. It will be held February 16 and 17 at the Museum of
Fine Arts, Houston. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will be our
host. Please note the registration deadline: January 19.

Tom Edmondson, PMG Program Chair, has assembled an excellent group
of presentations including: Contemporary Mounting Techniques;
Assessment of the 1980s Treatment of P.H. Emerson's Cuba Album,
Conservation of Autochromes by Heinrich Kuhn, The "Perfect" Fill for
the Magnificent Tintype, Survey of Cold Storage Facilities for
Photography Collections, Overview of the Mellon Advanced Residency
Program in Photograph Conservation, Summary Updates of the Research
Projects of the Mellon Advanced Residency Fellows, Henry Heyl and
The Phasmatrope, Vernis Cuir, a 19th Century Coating by
Blaquart-Evrard, and the History and Preservation of the Joseph
Marie Eder Collection. In addition we have scheduled a business
meeting, time for catalog committees to meet, a viewing of the
Walker Evans exhibition at MFA,H, and a visit to The Menil
Collection.

Blocks of hotel rooms have been reserved through the MFA,H for the
meeting at the Crowne Plaza Houston Medical Center, and the Crowne
Plaza's sister hotel across the street, the Holiday Inn. The rate
for the Holiday Inn is $99; the Crowne Plaza is $119. To make hotel
reservations please contact Rebecca Greenwood at the MFA,H
713-639-7739, rgreenwood [at] mfah__org) by January 12.

Registration forms and other information can be found at
<URL:http://aic.stanford.edu/conspec/pmg/meeting.htm>

Andrew Robb


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