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Workshop on repairing calf bookbindings

From: Jeanne Drewes <drewes>
Date: Friday, March 15, 2002
Regional Workshop and Lecture
Repair of Calf Bindings with
Don Etherington

A hands-on workshop on the special problems of repairing books bound
in calf (thin leather, sensitivity to moisture) will be held at the
Conservation Lab of the University of Michigan Library in Ann Arbor
on Saturday May 4, 2002, 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M. Workshop fee is $75/$65
for GBW-Midwest Chapter members. Limit: 8. For information contact:
Shannon Zachary, 837 Greene St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104; 734-763-6980;
szachary [at] umich__edu.

Initially trained in England, Don Etherington has over 45 years
experience in book conservation, fine binding, and library
preservation. He is currently president of the Etherington
Conservation Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Slide Lecture by Monique Lallier and Don Etherington

    The Friends of the University of Michigan Library will host a
    joint presentation by Monique Lallier and Don Etherington on
    Sunday May 5, 2002, at 4 P.M. in the Special Collections Library
    at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This husband-and-wife
    team will talk about fine binding and how the differences in
    their training and background (the artist and the conservator)
    has had an impact on their binding.

The Special Collections Library is located on the 7th floor of the
south wing of the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library on the U-M central
campus in Ann Arbor. Campus maps and directions are available at
<URL:>. You may also want to check out
the speakers' web sites at: <URL:> and

Jeanne Drewes
Assistant Director for Access & Preservation
Michigan State University Libraries
100 Library Room W-108A
East Lansing, MI 48824-1048
Fax: 517-432-1010

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:63
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Received on Friday, 15 March, 2002

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