Monday, April 18, 2011

Preservation Ideas

The good folks at George Mason University are having an expert in the field of preserving family documents come talk this Thursday.  You can bring 2 items to be assessed.

George Mason University Libraries
Celebrate National
Preservation Awareness Week:
How To Preserve
Fragile Books
Family Papers
& Photographs

Johnson Center Library Instruction Room
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

Conservator Bryan Draper, with many years experience from the well-known Etherington Conservation Center of North Carolina and currently at University of Maryland, will discuss techniques and materials used in proper storage and conservation of books, documents and photographs.  The presentation will include examples of materials, storage enclosures and slides of conservation projects.
You may bring in fragile books, family papers, scrapbooks or photographs for treatment evaluation and storage recommendations.  Please note that no work can be done on your items at this session.
Limit of two items per person, please.

For more information or to RSVP
:                                            There is no charge for
Deb Hogan: or 703-993-2491              attending, but the session
Lene Palmer: or 703-993-2667                 is limited to 60 people

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