Materials, equipment and procedures Category

  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/05/28/map-conservation-challenge/' addthis:title='Map Conservation Challenge'><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, 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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/05/23/vinzanis-papermaking-class-at-pbi/' addthis:title='Vinzani’s Papermaking class at PBI'><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>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, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/05/22/islamic-binding-with-yasmeen-kahn/' addthis:title='Islamic Binding with Yasmeen Kahn'><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, 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. […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/05/21/turning-the-corner-leather-paring-with-jeff-altepeter/' addthis:title='Turning the Corner – Leather Paring with Jeff Altepeter'><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, 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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/05/14/university-of-iowa-libraries-special-collections-now-on-the-road/' addthis:title='University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections Now on the Road'><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, May 14, 2013 Several items from the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections are now a part of the exhibit “Marking Territory, Cartographic Treasures of the Mississippi River and […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections Now on the Road

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Several items from the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections are now a part of the exhibit “Marking Territory, Cartographic Treasures of the Mississippi River and […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/04/30/preservation-pencil-in-action/' addthis:title='Preservation Pencil in Action'><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, April 30, 2013 The Conservation lab recently acquired a Preservation Pencil from Preservation Equipment Ltd. It takes cold moisture from an ultrasonic humidifier and heats it to any desired […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Preservation Pencil in Action

    Tuesday, April 30, 2013 The Conservation lab recently acquired a Preservation Pencil from Preservation Equipment Ltd. It takes cold moisture from an ultrasonic humidifier and heats it to any desired […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/02/14/teaching-moments-at-crc/' addthis:title='Teaching Moments at CRC'><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>Thursday, February 14, 2013 All the work on the artwork damaged by Hurrican Sandy is done by volunteers. It’s a great opportunity for an intern to learn about assessing and […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Teaching Moments at CRC

    Thursday, February 14, 2013 All the work on the artwork damaged by Hurrican Sandy is done by volunteers. It’s a great opportunity for an intern to learn about assessing and […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/02/13/busy-day-at-the-cultural-recovery-center-in-brooklyn/' addthis:title='Busy Day at the Cultural Recovery Center in Brooklyn'><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, February 13, 2013 We had a very busy day at the Cultural Recovery Center in Brooklyn. The volunteer paintings conservator examined a couple of paintings that an artist brought […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Busy Day at the Cultural Recovery Center in Brooklyn

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 We had a very busy day at the Cultural Recovery Center in Brooklyn. The volunteer paintings conservator examined a couple of paintings that an artist brought […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2013/02/11/assessment-and-cleaning/' addthis:title='Assessment and Cleaning'><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>Monday, February 11, 2013 Today I spent most of the day inspecting close to 150 art works on paper for mold. It’s very time consuming. The front and back of […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Assessment and Cleaning

    Monday, February 11, 2013 Today I spent most of the day inspecting close to 150 art works on paper for mold. It’s very time consuming. The front and back of […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/08/15/busy-summer/' addthis:title='Busy Summer'><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 15, 2012 Change was a foot this summer in the UI Libraries Conservation Lab.  We started the summer by starting to pack up our lab space in preparation […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Busy Summer

    Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Change was a foot this summer in the UI Libraries Conservation Lab.  We started the summer by starting to pack up our lab space in preparation […]

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