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Lectures on conservation

From: Felicity Jones <felicity.jones>
Date: Thursday, January 8, 2004
Society of Archivists
Certificate of Archive Conservation
Conservation Lecture Week
Churchill College, Cambridge
March 15-18, 2004
For conservators, archivists and records managers

This popular biennial event offers the opportunity to develop the
knowledge and understanding of preservation and conservation work.
It is offered as part of the SoA Certificate of Archive Conservation
but is also suitable as a refresher course or for those who require
more in-depth knowledge of the subjects listed.


Monday March 15, 2004

10:00-10:30     Arrival and Coffee

10:30-11:45     Preservation Survey
                Alison Walker
                National Preservation Office

11:45-13:00     Stabilisation of Photographic Materials
                Nick Berkeley
                National Monuments Record Centre

13:00-14:00     Lunch

14:00-15:15     Archive Organisations in the UK
                Jerry Weber
                East of England Museums, Libraries and Archives

15:15-15:45     Tea

15:45-17:00     History of bookbinding
                Nick Cowlishaw
                Bookbinder and Lecturer

Tuesday March 16, 2004

10:00-10:30     Arrival and Coffee

10:30-11:45     Conservation of Conrad Martens's Sketchbooks I and
                Jim Bloxam
                Cambridge University Library

11:45-13:00     The Role of the Conservator in the Management of the
                Storage Environment
                Chris Woods
                Bodleian Library

13:00-14:00     Lunch

14:00-15:15     Emergency Planning
                Emma McKenzie, Harwell Drying and Restoration
                Elizabeth Hughes, East Sussex Record Office

15:15-15:45     Tea

15:45-17:00     Identification of Insect Pests
                Bob Child
                National Museums and Galleries of Wales

Wednesday March 17, 2003

10:00-10:30     Arrival and Coffee

10:30-11:45     Health and Safety
                Alison Johnson
                Cambridge University Safety Education Officer

11:45-13:00     Limp bindings
                Maureen Duke
                Private Bookbinder

13:00-14:00     Lunch

14:00-15:15     Paper making (talk and practical)
                Christine Laver
                Griffin Mill

15:15-15:45     Tea

15:45-17:00     Paper making continued
                Christine Laver

Thursday March 18, 2004

10:00-10:30     Arrival and Coffee

10:30-11:45     Setting up a Conservation Studio
                Deborah Philips, Devon Record Office
                Liz Bowerman, Jersey Archives

11:45-13:00     Late 19th-early 20th C papermaking fibres
                Richard Hills
                University of Manchester Institute of Science and

13:00-14:00     Lunch

14:00-17:00     Visit to Cambridge University Library Conservation

    UKP170 SoA members
    UKP195 non members
    Attendance for one day
        UKP60 members
        UKP85 non-members

Includes refreshments and lunch but not accommodation

You will receive a SoA Certificate of Attendance on completing each
course. Bookings: Please complete the booking form in this brochure
at <URL:> A photocopy of the form will be
accepted. Send the form to:

    Society of Archivists
    Prioryfield House
    20 Canon Street
    Taunton TA1 1SW
    +44 1823 327030

For email bookings and all other training administration:
trainingAdmin [at] archives__org__uk

Felicity Jones
Training Officer, Society of Archivists

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:50
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Received on Thursday, 8 January, 2004

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