Volume 7, Number 1
- Robert Organ retired as Director of the Smithsonian's
Conservation Analytical Laboratory on January 31. Alan Postlethwaite
is the new deputy director.
- Lynette VanWagoner, formerly on the Architectural Drawings of
the Capitol Project, is now working as a Rare Book Conservator at
the Library of Congress.
- Jesse Mono is back in the United States after a year of study in
book conservation at Trinity College Library in Dublin and a tour of
European book labs.
- Frank Mowery of the Folger Library in Washington, DC, has
finished building a new vacuum suction table for the Folger. At the
GBW Standards Seminar last April, he gave an informal demonstration
of the leafcaster he had recently built.
- Keiko Mizushima Keyes is a new fellow of the International
Institute for Conservation.
- Carolyn Harris, one of the 12 librarians at the 1978 Columbia
Conservation Institute, was one of 15 chosen for the Association of
Research Libraries' consultant training program, from a field of
122. Ms. Harris is the head of the Preservation Department at
- Sheba A. Haner has been appointed as the first intern in the
library conservation program of the American Antiquarian Society,
under Richard C. Baker, Chief Conservator. The internship is funded
by The Pew Memorial Trust of Philadelphia, and provides for 14
months of advanced training. Mrs. Haner received training in paper
conservation at the Intermuseum Conservation Association in Oberlin,
- Hugo Peller made a lightning visit to the United States
recently, stopping in four cities. He hopes to return for a longer
stay one day.
- Wes Boomgarden, a graduate of the Preservation Administration
program at Columbia University, is the new Head of Preservation
Microfilming at the New York Public Library.