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Subject: Preservation of Collections Award

Preservation of Collections Award

From: Sheila Paige <spaige>
Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Nominations Invited for Preservation of Collections Award

    Do you know a museum, library, or other collecting institution
    that has an exemplary commitment to caring for its collections?
    Heritage Preservation and the American Institute for
    Conservation invite nominations for the 2005 Award for
    Outstanding Commitment to the Preservation and Care of

    The award honors institutions that have shown an exemplary
    commitment to conservation and collections care. The three
    recipients in 2004 represented a wide variety of institutions:
    the National Archives, The Henry Ford, and the Sam Noble
    Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.

    The award was created in 1998, and a total of 18 awards have
    been given, recognizing institutions from historic house museums
    to Colonial Williamsburg and from city arts commissions to major
    metropolitan museums. Organizations in both the United States
    and Canada have been honored; all North American not-for-profit
    institutions responsible for the care of cultural property are

    A nomination should describe conservation and preservation
    activities that demonstrate the institution's commitment to
    collections care. Visual documentation (photos, slides, etc.) is
    also encouraged. Describing how the organization has broadened
    its community's understanding of the goals of conservation can
    strengthen an application. Organizations may act as their own
    nominators, but additional letters of support are welcomed.  For
    nomination guidelines and a list of previous recipients, visit
    <URL:> and follow links to

    Nominations must be postmarked by November 15, 2004, and should
    be sent to:

        1717 K Street NW, Suite 200
        Washington, DC 20006

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:17
                 Distributed: Thursday, October 7, 2004
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Received on Tuesday, 28 September, 2004

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