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Training day on locks and clasps

From: Deb Rohan <deb.rohan<-at->
Date: Friday, October 16, 2009
Conservation Training Day on Metals
Friday 6 November 2009

The Society of Archivists' Preservation and Conservation Group has
arranged a training day to take place on 6 November 2009, on the
subject of book locks and clasps. The programme is as follows:

The morning session will be at Sheffield archives, 52 Shoreham
Street, Sheffield and the afternoon session will be held at The
Academy of Makers which is a short walk from Sheffield Archives. I
have booked a workshop for the afternoon sessions between 2-4pm.

    10:45-11:15am       Arrival, registration and refreshments

    11:15-12pm          John Lambert
                        Picking locks on books with practical
                        session for delegates

    12-12:30pm          Debby Rohan
                        A history of clasps

    12:30-2pm           Lunch at Red Lion pub

    2-2:30pm            Julian Thomas
                        Repairing a brass clasp with silver solder

    2:30-4pm            Debby Rohan
                        Practical session, cutting and filing of
                        brass sheet

Places are limited to twelve delegates on a first-come basis. If
there is sufficient demand, it may be possible to hold another day
next year.

The cost of the day is UKP35 for Society members and UKP45 for
non-members, lunch not included.

Please contact the Society of Archivists for details, either via
their website <URL:> or by telephone +44
1823 327030

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