Volume 19, Number 8
- Lois Olcott Price has been awarded the 1996 Kress Conservation
Publication Fellowship, which will let her take time from her
professional obligations as conservator of library collections
at Winterthur Museum to prepare a book-length manuscript entitled
"Fabrication and Preservation of American Architectural Drawings
Created Prior to 1930."
- Ron Pushka, Associate Director of Physical Plant at the Art
Institute of Chicago, is the new editor of Papyrus, the
occasional newsletter of the International Association of Museum
Facility Administrators. His e-mail address is
RPUSCHKA@artic.edu, and he likes to hear from people
who are caring for collections.
- Steven D. Smith joined AMIGOS as a preservation Service Field
Services Officer. He will develop and teach preservation training
courses, perform site surveys and provide preservation reference
information. He graduated in 1995 from the PCS program
(preservation track) at the University of Texas at Austin.
- Martha Kearsley will begin work March 5th at Northwestern
University Library, filling the recent Conservation Technician
opening. Martha acquired a certificate in Bookbinding from North
Bennet Street School in Boston and was a student of both Mark Esser
and Sally Key. During the past year she has been at Harvard working
on the architectural plans and drawings of H.H. Richardson. She can
be contacted at 847/491-8892.
- Robert Futernick and his colleagues moved back into their
quarters at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco last August. The
address is Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, San
Francisco, CA 94118. The telephone and fax are new: 415/750-7691,