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Paper degradation and climate

From: Niccolo Caldararo <caldararo<-at->
Date: Friday, February 27, 2009
Liz Branigan <elizabeth.branigan [at] durham__ac__uk> writes

>I am looking for articles/evidence of, or people involved in
>researching paper degradation due specifically to different climates
>around the world. The type of paper I'm particularly interested in is
>17th century rag paper. I would be grateful for any help.

The most comprehensive study of paper degradation in different
climates of different kinds of paper, under different conditions of
use is in a book which draws on the experiences of several military
and other entities from the Second World War and after edited by
Glen A. Greathouse and Carl J. Wessel, Deterioration of Materials:
Causes and Preventive Techniques, Reinhold, New York, 1954.

Niccolo Caldararo, Ph.D.
Conservation Art Service
San Francisco

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:49
                   Distributed: Sunday, March 1, 2009
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Received on Friday, 27 February, 2009

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