Book & paper conservation Category

  •   The second annual William Anthony Conservation Lecture was held on the the 8th of October, 2015.  Gary Frost, Conservator Emeritus and instructor of book conservation at SUNY Buffalo spoke about the […]

    Highlights from 2015: William Anthony Conservation Lecture

      The second annual William Anthony Conservation Lecture was held on the the 8th of October, 2015.  Gary Frost, Conservator Emeritus and instructor of book conservation at SUNY Buffalo spoke about the […]

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  • Last month, Assistant Conservator Brenna Campbell traveled to the Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State to take a workshop on using UV photography to learn more about cultural heritage […]

    UV Photography in Buffalo

    Last month, Assistant Conservator Brenna Campbell traveled to the Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State to take a workshop on using UV photography to learn more about cultural heritage […]

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  • Thursday, April 30, 2015 It really is a small world. As a volunteer for the AIC-CERT Disaster Response hotline, I had a call with a question about soot drifting in […]

    Soot and Dust Clean Up

    Thursday, April 30, 2015 It really is a small world. As a volunteer for the AIC-CERT Disaster Response hotline, I had a call with a question about soot drifting in […]

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  • Posted on behalf of Tiffany Eng, our intern from West Dean College While making a phase box for A New Dictionary of Medical Science (1851) from the John Martin Rare […]

    A Mystery Solved!

    Posted on behalf of Tiffany Eng, our intern from West Dean College While making a phase box for A New Dictionary of Medical Science (1851) from the John Martin Rare […]

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  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 The UI Libraries Preservation & Conservation department would like to welcome two new(ish) staff members, Justin Baumgartner and Elizabeth Stone. They join us as members of […]

    Preservation & Conservation Welcomes New Hires

    Thursday, September 18, 2014 The UI Libraries Preservation & Conservation department would like to welcome two new(ish) staff members, Justin Baumgartner and Elizabeth Stone. They join us as members of […]

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  • Thursday, September 11, 2014 Submitted by Bill Voss With the recent acquisition of a riveter and a board creaser, the Conservation Lab has a new housing option – phase boxes […]

    New Housing Option for Conservation

    Thursday, September 11, 2014 Submitted by Bill Voss With the recent acquisition of a riveter and a board creaser, the Conservation Lab has a new housing option – phase boxes […]

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  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014  

    Drying a Wet Book

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014  

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  • Friday, February 14, 2014 Submitted by Brenna Campbell As part of our normal digitization workflow, all rare materials being scanned are first assessed for condition problems by the Conservation Department. […]

    A Valentine’s Day Surprise

    Friday, February 14, 2014 Submitted by Brenna Campbell As part of our normal digitization workflow, all rare materials being scanned are first assessed for condition problems by the Conservation Department. […]

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  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013 The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library recently acquired this sweet chunky 19th century religious text and brought it into the lab.  The binding had […]

    Fixing a detached cover

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013 The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library recently acquired this sweet chunky 19th century religious text and brought it into the lab.  The binding had […]

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  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Submitted by Bill Voss This neo-Sumerian clay tablet, recording the sacrifice of a kid goat dates to ca. 2050 B.C. and is frequently shown to students […]

    Clay Tablet Gets Custom Box

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Submitted by Bill Voss This neo-Sumerian clay tablet, recording the sacrifice of a kid goat dates to ca. 2050 B.C. and is frequently shown to students […]

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