Volume 13, Number 5
- Dick Youso, head of the Photographic services Branch at the
National Archives, retired in December 1988.
- Josephine Fang was one of four employees retiring this year who
were honored at a Simmons College reception held in May.
- Nancy Nitzberg has accepted the position of Assistant
Conservator (Books) at Yale University.
- Eileen F. Usovicz has been appointed Operating Manager at the
Mid-Atlantic Preservation Service (MAPS), effective August 1. She
was formerly manager of the micrographic and photographic labs for
Columbia University Libraries; before that, she was Microform
Coordinator for K.G. Saur Publishing, New York. She began her career
at NEDCC. She replaces Mr. Tom Marcum, who has left the
archival microfilming field.
- Nora Kennedy, Photograph Conservator, has been invited by the
Centro de Conservação e Preservação
Fotográfica in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to teach the
conservation of photographs from late August to early December,
1989. The project ins funded by the Organization of American States
- Peter Mustardo, on leave from the New York City Municipal
Archives, will be helping to coordinate a preservation project at
the National Library in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His involvement in
the project will last three months, after which time he will return
to his position as Head of Preservation at the Archives.
- Babette Gehnrich has been appointed Chief Book and Paper
Conservator at the American Antiquarian Society. She and Daniel have
a new address as of September 1: 6 Baker St., Worcester, MA
- Don Guyot has moved from Seattle to Olympia, Washington. The
address for him and his business, Colophon Book Arts Supply, is 3046
Hogum Bay Road, NE, Olympia, WA 98506 (206/4S9-2940).
- Fritz and Trudi Eberhardt have a new address: 852 Salford
Station Rd., Schwenksville, PA 19473 (215/187-7919). They continue
to sell the Schärf-fix skiving machines.
- James Corwin has been appointed Principal Manuscript Conservator
at the Huntington Library. He takes over from Ron Tank, who retired
after 36 years of service to the institution. Susan Rogers is the
new Manuscript Conservation intern.
- Nelly Balloffet has changed the name of her business, Paper Star
Bindery, Inc. to Paper Star Associates, Inc., to better reflect the
wide range of work now done by her and her associate, Ana Hofmann.
This includes book and paper conservation and consulting services to
libraries such as surveys, workshops and disaster prevention and/or