Volume 13, Number 4
- Robert Futernick gave a workshop last December at the State
Library of Victoria in Australia, entitled "Zen and the Art of Paper
- Mark Roosa, formerly an Andrew W. Mellon intern in preservation
administration at the Library of Congress, is now the Preservation
Officer at the University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE
19717-5267. His wife, Maria Fredericks, began work as Conservator at
the Center for Conservation of Art and Historic Artifacts in
Philadelphia the week of June 5.
- Richard Baker has resigned his position as Chief Book and Paper
Conservator at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Mass.,
and is moving to St. Louis, Missouri, where his wife has accepted a
- Heinke Pensky-Adam resigned on April 1 as Head Conservator at
Midwest Book and Paper Conservation, do Monastery Hill Bindery. She
is now in private practice in her own home workshop at 4947 West
Jarvis, Skokie, IL 60077 (312/ 674-9147).
- Melanie Martin has taken a temporary post as Conservation
Assistant in the conservation laboratory of Trinity College
- Barbara Roberts is now in Seattle, working as a conservator in
private practice, and as a hazard mitigation consultant. Her address
is 2413 Fifth Ave. W., Seattle, WA 98119 (206/281-9090).
- Thea Jirat-Wasiutynsky is now heading the Paper Objects
Conservation program in Queen's University's Master of Arts
Conservation Program in Kingston, Ontario.
- Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler and James Gregory Bradsher were married
on April 15, 1989.
- Griselda Warr has left the job of Conservator for Rare Books at
Princeton University Library.
"One preserves books not just out of an instinctive clinging to
the artifacts of memory or solely because books have been the
companions of democracy and spurs to dynamism in our society. We
also keep books because they are the individual's portable,
affordable link with the memory, mind, and imagination of the rest
of humanity--a moral antidote, if you like, to the creeping
passivity, parochialism, and shortened attention spans of our video
-James H. Billington, speaking at the Midwinter Meeting of the
American Library Association, 1988