Book & paper conservation Category

  • Thursday, August 22, 2013 Take a look at a couple of the newest enclosures our very own “box lady” Linda Lundy has completed.  Linda has been working on some items […]

    Anna Marie Mitchell Items Get Custom Enclosures

    Thursday, August 22, 2013 Take a look at a couple of the newest enclosures our very own “box lady” Linda Lundy has completed.  Linda has been working on some items […]

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  • Wednesday August 14, 2013 Submitted by Susan Hansen Our goal in the UI Libraries’ book repair unit is to return a circulating book to the shelf as soon as possible; […]

    Book Repair Reback-a-thon

    Wednesday August 14, 2013 Submitted by Susan Hansen Our goal in the UI Libraries’ book repair unit is to return a circulating book to the shelf as soon as possible; […]

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  • Friday, August 2, 2013 Submitted by Lindsay Shettler The theatre photographs from the Frederick W. Kent Collection of Photographs are currently being stabilized, digitized, and rehoused for Special Collections. The theater […]

    Kent Theater Photos Rehousing Project

    Friday, August 2, 2013 Submitted by Lindsay Shettler The theatre photographs from the Frederick W. Kent Collection of Photographs are currently being stabilized, digitized, and rehoused for Special Collections. The theater […]

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  • Tuesday, July 2, 2013 We box a lot of things in the Conservation Lab.  Linda Lundy, our resident box maker extraordinaire, has making clamshell boxes down to a science.  Every […]

    Two for One Box

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013 We box a lot of things in the Conservation Lab.  Linda Lundy, our resident box maker extraordinaire, has making clamshell boxes down to a science.  Every […]

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  • Friday, June 21, 2013 Submitted by Pamela Olson* During the second week of PBI, I participated in a workshop by Pamela Spitzmueller, former conservator for the University of Iowa Libraries […]

    Elizabethan Pocket Almanac

    Friday, June 21, 2013 Submitted by Pamela Olson* During the second week of PBI, I participated in a workshop by Pamela Spitzmueller, former conservator for the University of Iowa Libraries […]

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  • Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Last week I attended the American Institute for Conservation annual meeting. To keep up with my disaster response training, I went to all the sessions of […]

    Respirator Fit Testing

    Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Last week I attended the American Institute for Conservation annual meeting. To keep up with my disaster response training, I went to all the sessions of […]

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  • Tuesday, May 28, 2013 One particular map from the “History of the Expedition under the Command of Captain Lewis and Clark, 1814″ was a particular challenge. It presented a great […]

    Map Conservation Challenge

    Tuesday, May 28, 2013 One particular map from the “History of the Expedition under the Command of Captain Lewis and Clark, 1814″ was a particular challenge. It presented a great […]

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  • Thursday, May 23, 2013 Submitted by Pamela Olson Bernie Vinanzi, a veteran papermaker who trained at Twinrocker Handmade Paper and now teaches papermaking at the University of Maine at Machias, […]

    Vinzani’s Papermaking class at PBI

    Thursday, May 23, 2013 Submitted by Pamela Olson Bernie Vinanzi, a veteran papermaker who trained at Twinrocker Handmade Paper and now teaches papermaking at the University of Maine at Machias, […]

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  • Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Submitted by Kathleen Tandy For my second session class at PBI, I took An Introduction to Islamic Binding with Yasmeen Kahn from the Library of Congress. […]

    Islamic Binding with Yasmeen Kahn

    Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Submitted by Kathleen Tandy For my second session class at PBI, I took An Introduction to Islamic Binding with Yasmeen Kahn from the Library of Congress. […]

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  • Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Submitted by Kathleen Tandy In my first week session course at PBI, I took a leather paring class with Jeff Altepeter from the North Bennett Street […]

    Turning the Corner – Leather Paring with Jeff Altepeter

    Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Submitted by Kathleen Tandy In my first week session course at PBI, I took a leather paring class with Jeff Altepeter from the North Bennett Street […]

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