Volume 5, Number 5
- This fall's class at Columbia University's three-year program in
conservation (described in the February issue) includes four
students: Roberta Chalfant, Kathleen Hanson, Gail Harrison, and
Janet Mitrone-Smreczak. The two-year program for preservation
administration has eleven students: John Barone, Janet Baldwin,
Wesley Boomgaarden, Lynn Jones, Sally Roggia, Kathleen Steves, John
Townsend, Duane Watson, Theodore Kuzen, Laura Linard, and Sherry
- Anne F. Clapp, author of "Curatorial Care of Works of Art on
Paper," announces that, following retirement from regular employment
at the Winterthur Museum, she has opened a studio for the
conservation of art and artifacts on paper at 1207 Delaware Avenue,
Wilmington, DE 19806. Mailing address: P0 Box 1968, Wilmington, DE
19899. Tel.: (302) 658-0828. Call preferably between 8 and 10 a.m.
and between 4 and 6 p.m. weekdays.
- Norman Shaffer is the representative to the standing committee
on preservation of the International Federation of Library
Associations (IFLA). During 1978-80 he was the Preservation Officer
at the Library of Congress. The committee, more properly known as
the Working Group on Preservation, was founded in 1973. Its first
task was the compilation of a world-wide list of restoration
institutes, ateliers, laboratories, workshops, etc., working
exclusively, mainly or occasionally for libraries. This list was
published in the IFLA Journal, 1: 210-219, 1975.
- Marian Dirda, Merrily Smith, and Heather Veneer so- instructed
two day-long workshops on paper conservation for the Professional
Picture Framers Association convention in New Orleans.