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Subject: Workshop on storage enclosures

Workshop on storage enclosures

From: Melinda Markell <umca>
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Upper Midwest Conservation Presents:
The Care and Preservation of Book and Archival Materials: Storage

This workshop will travel to Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South
Dakota, and Wisconsin to provide instruction on preservation in
libraries and archives with special focus on the use and creation of
archival storage enclosures.

The specific topics covered by this workshop will be: Agents of
deterioration, mold and mildew prevention, pests, environmental
controls and disaster recovery.  Participants will learn how to make
various acid-free enclosures for paper artifacts, books and
photographs including matting and framing options, polyester
encapsulation and encapsulation corners, four flap folders, custom
made book boxes, and techniques for rolled storage of oversized
paper artifacts.

The workshop will be offered for the following dates and locations:

    Jul 26-27, 2004
    Wisconsin Historical Society
    Madison, Wisconsin

    Aug 2-3, 2004
    Karl E. Mundt Library and Archives
    Madison, South Dakota

    Aug 5-6, 2004
    Iowa State University
    Ames, Iowa

    Aug 12-13, 2004
    State Historical Society of North Dakota Archives
    Bismarck, North Dakota

    Aug 19-20, 2004
    James J. Hill Library
    St. Paul, Minnesota

The fees for this workshop are $245 or $195 for UMCA members.
Discounted fees are available to institutions with budgets at or
below $50,000.  These institutions pay $75 per day or $50 per day
with UMCA membership.  Students are also welcome.  Full time or
preprogram students pay a flat fee of $35 / day.

For further information or to register, contact Melinda Markell,
Field Services Coordinator at 612-870-3128 or email umca [at] qwest__net.
Registrations are taken up to one week before the first day of the
workshop.  After that time, please contact UMCA for availability.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:1
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 17, 2004
                        Message Id: cdl-18-1-013
Received on Wednesday, 9 June, 2004

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