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Subject: Online course on care of paper artifacts

Online course on care of paper artifacts

From: Helen Alten <helen<-at->
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
MS 228: Care of Paper Artifacts
Instructor: Susan Duhl
Aug 5-30, 2013
Location: Online at

Description: Care of Paper provides an introduction to the materials
and techniques of papermaking, how paper use and the agents of
deterioration affect paper's longevity, and how to improve storage
and exhibit to increase that longevity. The course covers all paper
types, including archival materials such as books and manuscripts,
art on paper, oriental paper, western paper and 3-D paper. The
course is designed for librarians, archivists, curators, collection
managers and those interested in paper and its care.

Logistics: Participants in the Care of Paper course work through
sections on their own. Instructor Susan Duhl is available for
scheduled email support. Materials and resources include online
literature, dialog between students and online chats led by the
instructor. The course is limited to 20 participants.

The Care of Paper course runs four weeks. To learn more about the
course, go to If
you have trouble please contact Helen Alten at

The Instructor:

    Susan Duhl is an Art Conservator in private practice
    specializing in art on paper and archival collections. She
    provides workshops, preservation consultations and conservation
    treatment to institutions and private individuals throughout the
    world. Susan treats works on paper, including prints,
    watercolors, drawings, wallpaper, documents, and 3-dimensional
    paper objects. Her work includes disaster response and recovery,
    consultations and collection surveys to determine condition,
    treatment and long-term care recommendations, and helping
    clients prioritize treatment needs. Her recent clients include
    the Library of Congress, the National Archives and Records
    Administration, The Woodmere Art Museum, and LaSalle and Lehigh
    University Art Museums. Susan completed her Master of Art degree
    and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation from the
    State University College at Buffalo Art Conservation Program.
    She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for
    Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) and founding
    member of the Art Conservator Alliance,

Brad Bredehoft for Helen Alten
Northern States Conservation Center

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:6
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Received on Wednesday, 17 July, 2013

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