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Subject: Lecture about Peter Waters

Lecture about Peter Waters

From: Jeanette Adams <jead>
Date: Monday, April 10, 2006
The Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress would like
to invite you to the next lecture in its series on Topics in
Preservation Science (TOPS).

Tuesday, May 9, 2006 Sheila Waters (professional calligrapher and
wife of the late Peter Waters, former Chief of Conservation at the
Library of Congress) will present "Peter Waters:  His Work as a
Designer-Binder Before the 1966 Florence Flood".

This talk will describe the early book binding and restoration work
of Peter Waters.  There will be a hands-on display of Waters's
student bindings and camera-ready drawings designed by Sheila for
the zinc blocks used in printing on the leather bindings.

The lecture will be held from 1:30pm-2:30pm in Dining Room A,
Madison Building 6th floor, Library of Congress (101 Independence
Avenue SE, Washington DC 20540).

The Topics in Preservation Science lectures are free and open to the
public. For more information about this series, which is continually
expanded and updated, see


Dr. Jeanette Adams, PhD
Preservation Research and Testing Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC  20540-4560
Fax: 202-707-1525

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