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Class on storage enclosures

From: Jessica Leming <jleming<-a>
Date: Monday, October 20, 2008
Protective Enclosures Class
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, TN
November 19-20, 2008
9am - 5pm

This two-day class teaches students how to fabricate simple
protective enclosures from quality materials for all types of
collections. No prior experience is presumed, and the class will
focus on techniques that do not require expensive equipment and

The following procedures are taught in small groups through
demonstrations and practice:

    Basic stabilization and measuring to achieve proper enclosure

    Building a custom portfolio for pamphlet binding, pockets, or
    flap enclosures

    Constructing a wrapper

    Creating a corrugated clamshell box

    Other photo/manuscript/single leaf enclosures

    Encapsulating with polyester film and PAT tested double-sided

Lectures and discussion address preservation principles,
decision-making, and organizing and equipping a work area. Included
with the registration fee is a tool kit students may take back to
their institutions.

For more information or to register, contact Educational Services at
1-800-999-8558, es<-a t->solinet< . >net or visit


Click on Classes and Events for full descriptions and online

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