Materials, equipment and procedures Category

  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/11/12/clay-tablet-gets-custom-box/' addthis:title='Clay Tablet Gets Custom Box'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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    Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Submitted by Brenna Campbell Many of the books in the Wunderkammer show at Grinnell had elaborate foldout illustrations, which required custom supports. These were typically made […]" title="The Wunderkammer at Grinnell: Supporting Foldouts" />

The Wunderkammer at Grinnell: Supporting Foldouts

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Submitted by Brenna Campbell Many of the books in the Wunderkammer show at Grinnell had elaborate foldout illustrations, which required custom supports. These were typically made […]

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    Friday, November 1, 2013 Submitted by Brenna Campbell After all 93 items for the Wunderkammer show were unpacked and condition checked, they were prepared for exhibition. The most time consuming […]" title="The Wunderkammer at Grinnell: Making Custom Cradles" />
  • The Wunderkammer at Grinnell: Making Custom Cradles

    Friday, November 1, 2013 Submitted by Brenna Campbell After all 93 items for the Wunderkammer show were unpacked and condition checked, they were prepared for exhibition. The most time consuming […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/10/29/the-wunderkammer-at-grinnell-unpacking-and-condition-checking/' addthis:title='The Wunderkammer at Grinnell: Unpacking and Condition Checking'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Submitted by Brenna Campbell Conservation Technician Bill Voss and Assistant Conservator Brenna Campbell recently returned from a trip to Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery, where they spent […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    The Wunderkammer at Grinnell: Unpacking and Condition Checking

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Submitted by Brenna Campbell Conservation Technician Bill Voss and Assistant Conservator Brenna Campbell recently returned from a trip to Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery, where they spent […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/08/14/book-repair-reback-a-thon/' addthis:title='Book Repair Reback-a-thon'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>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; […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/08/02/kent-theater-photos-rehousing-project/' addthis:title='Kent Theater Photos Rehousing Project'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/07/09/columbia-hand-press/' addthis:title='Columbia Hand Press'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Submitted by Jessica Rogers We moved our Columbian hand press from the first floor of the library to the third floor, in front of Special Collections, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Columbia Hand Press

    Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Submitted by Jessica Rogers We moved our Columbian hand press from the first floor of the library to the third floor, in front of Special Collections, […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/06/25/disaster-preparedness-in-the-main-library/' addthis:title='Disaster Preparedness in the Main Library'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Tuesday, June 25, 2013 This spring and summer in Iowa City has brought lots of different types of weather and with that lots of different events to be prepared for.  […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Disaster Preparedness in the Main Library

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013 This spring and summer in Iowa City has brought lots of different types of weather and with that lots of different events to be prepared for.  […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/06/21/3492/' addthis:title='Elizabethan Pocket Almanac'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/06/04/respirator-fit-testing/' addthis:title='Respirator Fit Testing'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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