Volume 11, Number 7
- Don and Pam Rash report that they had their first two-man show
in April, at Bucknell University (restoration, edition and design
bindings, and calligraphy) and that they have now been on their own
for a year.
- George Boeck (pron. beck) on Aug. 3 became full-time
museum specialist at the Dard Hunter Paper Museum in Appleton,
Wisconsin. He got his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania
in folklore a few years ago and has since worked at the Louisiana
State Museum and the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth. His research
interests will be on non-Western and European papermaking processes
and the relationship between papermaking and literacy.
- Gail Harriman began work recently at the Conservation Center for
Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia.
- Robert J. Strauss started work October 5 as Executive Director
of the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
- Norbert Baer, Helen Burgess, Carolyn Harris, and George Cunha
are among the 10 members of the Advisory Panel for the OTA committee
investigating the diethyl zinc deacidification process. (ota=Office
of Technology Assessment, a government agency.)
- Babette Gehnrich has accepted a full-time position in the
conservation department of Yale University Library. She and her
husband Daniel have a new address: 11 Barnett St., New Haven, CT
06515. Daniel will be doing free-lance work in New Haven and will
continue to work with David Bourbeau at the Thistle Bindery in
- Nathan Stolow, a fellow of both AIC and IIC, has left Colonial
Williamsburg as Foundation Conservator and is now a consultant to
museums and galleries on environmental, conservation, and planning
projects. His address is: P.O. Box 194, Williamsburg, VA 23187,
- Gary Frost will be in Caracas, Venezuela, during October,
November and December. He promises to submit a report on the new
IFLA training program there.
- Stella Patri has retired at the age of 90, and has a new
address: 2665 Baker St., San Francisco, CA 94123. She was one of the
binders who responded to the call for help at the time of the
Florence Flood in 1966.
- Betty Lou Chalks has resigned her position teaching bookbinding
history and technique and visual books in the Graduate Book Arts
Program at Mills College, and moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina,
where she will continue her design binding and printmaking. She will
also be offering a multi-level binding program in her new studio at
280 Hillside Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919/929-0753).
- Chris Clarkson began his new job in August or September as
director of a three-year program in bookbinding, conservation and
bibliographical studies at West Dean College in Sussex (see news
- Gil Brown has been made Executive Director of the Association
for Childhood Education International; he was Executive Director of
the AIC for the last two years.
- Shannon Zachary's new address is 10 Freese Rd. No. 2, Ithaca, NY
- Bob Herskovitz has joined the Minnesota Historical Society in
- Frank B. Rogers of Denver, Colorado, died July 28, 1987.
- Yehudah Miklaf, formerly Seamus McClafferty, has a new address:
27 Kaf Tet Benovember, Jerusalem 92105.