Volume 13, Number 1
- Frank C. Burke left the National Archives on September 1 to join
the faculty at the University of Maryland at College Park, where he
will teach in the College of Library and Information Sciences. He
was executive director of the NHPRC 1975-1985, and acting Archivist
of the U.S. for two years after that.
- Anne Krawitz completed a year of bookbinding studies at
Guildford Technical College in Guildford, Surrey, England, and has
returned to America to head the bindery at Joseph J. Felcone Inc.,
Rare Books in Princeton, NJ.
- Ellen Cunningham has been appointed as Preservation Officer, The
General Libraries, University of Texas at Austin, effective
September 1, 1988.
- Barbara Meierjames and Scott Husby were married on September 24
in Washington, DC.
- Antoinette Dwan has resigned as paper conservator for the
Baltimore Museum and is presently the Supervisory Paper Conservator
for the Smithsonian Institution' s National Museum of American
History. She can be reached at 202/357-3241.
- Barbara Roberts has left her position as head of Decorative Arts
and Sculpture Conservation at the Getty Museum for private practice
as a consultant in preservation, conservation, hazard mitigation,
and emergency response coordination for decorative arts and mixed
media collections. Her address is R.D. 1, Box 393, Norfolk, CT 06058
(203/542-5939); or in New York City, 212/644-9496.
- Laura Wait and Steven Prins have dissolved their professional
partnership to establish independent practices in their respective
fields of specialization. Laura will continue her book conservation
and fine binding out of the studio in her home, at 308 Lomita, Santa
Fe, NM 87501 (505/ 983-8952).
- Holly White has resigned from HRHRC to attend the Columbia
University Graduate Program in Conservation.
- Richard Horton has resigned from his position as head of Book
Repair for the General Libraries at the University of Texas to enter
Columbia University's Program in Conservation.
- Connie Brooks began as Chief of the Preservation Department at
Stanford University Libraries on January 3. The Preservation Office
there achieved departmental status upon her arrival.
- Nicholas Pickwoad is now a fellow of IIC.
- Jack Thompson has sold part of his conservation lab to the
Oregon Historical Society and now works as conservator for the
Society's library and museum collections. He will continue accepting
a limited number of private commissions in a separate lab
- ICCROM's first director, Harold J. Plenderleith, was 90 years
old in September. To mark the event, some 200 friends and colleagues
contributed to an album of drawings, photographs, poems and
souvenirs from around the world.
- Paul Whitmore, formerly Assistant Conservation Scientist at the
Fogg Museum, began work as Director of the Research Center on the
Materials of the Artist and Conservator at the Mellon Institute in
Pittsburgh in July.
- Nancy Nitzberg, a third-year student in Columbia University's
Program for Conservators, is now an intern in the Library of
Congress Rare Books Conservation Section.
- Thea Jirat-Wasiutynski is on contract at Queen' s University
this year, as she was last year. She is teaching the paper objects
- Søren Carlsen, of the Danish Royal Library conservation
lab, is in the United States for two years as Collections
Conservator at Carleton College and St. Olaf College in
- Mary E. Pound has been appointed library conservator of the
Minnesota Historical Society. She can be reached at
- Susan Finley, until January 1989 the book conservator at the
Missouri Botanical Garden, is studying to become a psychotherapist
and anticipates graduation with a master's degree in December.
- Gregor Trinkaus-Randall has a new position as Collection
Management Consultant at the Massachusetts Board of Library
Commissioners. His major responsibility will be developing a
statewide preservation strategy.
- Jerri Newman has accepted the position of Paper Conservator at
the Massachusetts Archives (220 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125,
617/727-2816). She is continuing her private practice on a limited
- Elizabeth Wendelin, paper conservator formerly with the CCAHA is
now setting up full-tine private practice in Horsham, a suburb of
Philadelphia. She will do collection surveys in addition to
treatment. Her address is 95 Macintosh CT., Horsham, PA 19044
- Gina McKay Lodge, paper conservator, has left the Intermuseum
Laboratory and has established a private practice in paper
conservation. Address: 10915 Pyle, South Amherst Rd., Oberlin, OH