Keepsakes: Preserving Your Personal and Family Treasures

2003 Friends of the Libraries Annual Event

The Preservation Department will be featured in a Friends of the Library Event on Thursday, April 10, 2003. The event, Keepsakes: Preserving Your Personal and Family Treasures, will be held in the IMU Second Floor Ballroom and will encourage participants to learn about organizing and preserving your family history materials, such as mementos, photographs, books, collectibles, digital and analog (film and magnetic).

The event starts at 6:00 pm with a reception and demonstrations by Gary Frost, University Conservator; Kristin Baum, Assistant Conservator; David McCartney, University Archivist; and Susan Hansen, Book Repair Supervisor. An illustrated lecture will be presented at 7 PM by Nancy E. Kraft, Head, Preservation Department. Demonstrations will continue after the lecture, along with a coffee and cookies reception.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries and is FREE and open to the public (but reservations are appreciated). For more information call 335-6093 or e-mail