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Princeton Preservation Group

From: Gary Saretzky <gsaretzk>
Date: Thursday, April 13, 2006
Princeton Preservation Group
April 20, 2006 in the afternoon

The Bookkeeper Deacidification Process
Speaker: Robert J. Strauss
Alexander Library
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Apr 20, 2006

This special meeting of the Princeton Preservation Group is being
coordinated by Timothy S. Corlis, Special Collections, Rutgers
University.  If you are interested in attending, RSVP to Mr. Corlis
and he will inform you of the room and the specific time of the
meeting.  A tour of the conservation laboratory will follow Mr.
Strauss' presentation.  If traveling by car, ask Mr. Corlis about
how to obtain a parking pass to park in a Rutgers lot, as street
parking is very limited.

RSVP: Tim Corlis, tcorlis [at] yahoo__com or 732-932-7006

Bio of Mr. Strauss: Vice President Marketing, Preservation
Technologies LP, Cranberry Township, PA

Prior to joining the staff of Preservation Technologies Mr. Strauss
worked as a consultant and preservation planner with museums,
libraries, archives, and government agencies. Along with Janet
Bridgland and Barclay Ogden he is founder, and remains a principal
in the Preservation Management Institute. Mr. Strauss served as
Executive Director and President of The Conservation Center for Art
and Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia; Vice President, LBS, in charge
of the Archival Products division, Des Moines and an Administrator
in the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts of the University of
Minnesota. He began his career as a space planner for Chester Fritz
Library, The University of North Dakota.

Mr. Strauss is co-author/author of state preservation plans for
Iowa, Ohio and served as a consultant for the Pennsylvania planning
effort. He has published and performed research in the history of
the book; adhesives used for book manufacture and
national/international standards for bookbinding. Mr. Strauss
developed the first application of digital technologies to create
facsimiles of printed text. He has managed conservation projects for
many cultural repositories in the United States.

Mr. Strauss has organized meetings for Heritage Preservation, The
Getty Conservation Institute and The Association of Regional
Conservation Centers. He has also lectured extensively on
conservation practice at professional meetings and university
courses as well as writing numerous preservation plans for cultural
institutions throughout the United States

In his current position he is responsible for the marketing and
sales of professional and consumer products and services for
Preservation Technologies LP to libraries, archives and the consumer
market.

Gary Saretzky
Archivist, County of Monmouth
Coordinator, Internship Programs
Rutgers History Dept.


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