Posted by: kansaschern | May 15, 2015

Free Conservation Workshop in Abilene, May 27

In partnership with the Midwest Archives Conference, the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Abilene, will offer a conservation workshop on May 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public; however, registration is limited to 20 participants.
 
Whitney Baker and Roberta Woodrick, conservators from the University of Kansas Libraries, will provide participants with simple, cost-effective strategies on the care of documents.The workshop is designed for family historians, as well as archives and museum professionals.
 
A presentation of the MAC Speakers Bureau Basic Workshop Series, the workshop will include lectures and hands-on activities. Participants will learn to distinguish between problems and treatments they can handle and those that require the expertise of a conservator. Topics include the care and handling of books, oversize paper and photographic material. 
 
The workshop will be held in the Library building on the campus of Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. To register, call 785.263.6700 or email Valoise.Armstrong@nara.gov.
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