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New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus>
Date: Monday, January 9, 1995
         CALENDAR OF PRESERVATION-RELATED WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS IN
                        NEW ENGLAND AND ENVIRONS

                         JANUARY 1995 - JUNE 1995

  Date: 14 Jan 95
  Time:          7:00 pm
  Subject: "Organizing the Masses," Restoration of a church
  Sponsor:       New England Conservation Association
  Speaker:       Mary Lou Davis
  Location:      Arthur M. Sackler Art Museum, Harvard University,
                      Cambridge, MA
  Registration:  Open meeting

  Date: Feb 26 28 95
  Time:          All Day
  Subject: Restoration 95
  Sponsor:       RAI/EGI Exhibitions, Inc.
  Location:      Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
  Registration:  For further information contact Steve Schuyler at
                      (617) 933-9055, FAX (617) 933-8744

  Date: 7 Mar 95
  Time:          10:00-1:00
  Subject: "Getting It Right II: Good In-House Repairs for
                      General Collections"
  Sponsor:       Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact EMRLS,
                      Ellen Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

  Date: 16 Mar 95
  Time:          7:00 pm
  Subject: Presentation on "Save Outdoor Sculpture Project"
  Sponsor:       New England Conservation Association
  Speaker:       Arthur Beale
  Location:      Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Registration:  Open meeting

  Date: 30 Mar 95
  Time:          10:00-2:00
  Subject: "Dr. Seuss Revisited, or The Care and Repair of
                      Children's Books"
  Sponsor:       Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Middleborough Public Library, Middleborough, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact EMRLS,
                      Ellen Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

  Date: 6 Apr 95
  Time:          10:00-1:00
  Subject: "Special/Local History Collections"
  Sponsor:       Western Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      WMRLS Headquarters, Hatfield, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact WMRLS,
                      Dodie Gaudet, (413) 247-9306 or (800)
                      282-7755.

  Date: 11 Apr 95
  Time:          10:00-1:00
  Subject: "Special/Local History Collections"
  Sponsor:       Central Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Auburn Free Public Library, Auburn, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact CMRLS, Maureen
                      Boyda, (508) 799-1654 or (800) 922-8326.

  Date: 13 Apr 95
  Time:          9:00-5:00
  Subject: "School for Scanning: A Conference on Digitization, Micro
                      filming, and Preservation"
  Sponsor:       Northeast Document Conservation Center
  Speaker:       Anne Kenney (Cornell Univ.), Paul Conway (Yale
                      Univ.), Richard Ekman (Mellon Found.), Deanna
                      Marcum (Council on Library Resources), George
                      Farr (NEH), and others.
  Location:      John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Columbia
                      Point, Boston, MA
  Registration:  Fee is $70, including lunch.  Registration
                      materials will be mailed in March.  For more
                      information, send a SASE to Gay Tracy, NEDCC,
                      100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA
                      01810-1494.

  Date: 13 Apr 95
  Time:          7:00 pm
  Subject: "History of Blue Artist Papers"
  Sponsor:       New England Conservation Association
  Speaker:       Roy Perkinson
  Location:      Smith College Museum of Art, Hillyer 117, Smith
                      College, Northampton, MA
  Registration:  Open meeting

  Date: 25 Apr 95
  Time:          10:00-2:00
  Subject: "Dr. Seuss Revisited, or The Care and Repair of
                      Children's Books"
  Sponsor:       Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Peabody Institute Library, Danvers, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact EMRLS,
                      Ellen Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

  Date: 9 MAY 95
  Time:          10:00-1:00
  Subject: "Special/Local History Collections"
  Sponsor:       Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Whitman Public Library, Whitman, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact EMRLS,
                      Ellen Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

  Date: 16 MAY 95
  Time:          10:00-2:00
  Subject: "Dr. Seuss Revisited, or The Care and Repair of
                      Children's Books"
  Sponsor:       Central Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Auburn Free Public Library, Auburn, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact CMRLS,
                      Maureen Boyda, (508) 799-1654 or (800) 922-8326.

  Date: 23 MAY 95
  Time:          10:00-2:00
  Subject: "Dr. Seuss Revisited, or The Care and Repair of
                      Children's Books"
  Sponsor:       Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Needham Free Public Library, Needham, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact EMRLS,
                      Ellen Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

  Date: 25 MAY 95
  Time:          10:00-2:00
  Subject: "Dr. Seuss Revisited, or The Care and Repair of
                      Children's Books"
  Sponsor:       Western Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      WMRLS Headquarters, Hatfield, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact WMRLS,
                      Dodie Gaudet, (413) 247-9306 or (800)
                      282-7755.

  Date: 8 Jun 95
  Time:          10:00-1:00
  Subject: "Special/Local History Collections"
  Sponsor:       Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
  Speaker:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Location:      Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, MA
  Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment.  Contact EMRLS,
                      Ellen Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

               PRESERVATION-RELATED GRANT SOURCES AND DEADLINES

  Agency:        National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of
                      Preservation and Access
  Address:       Room 802, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.,
                 Washington, D.C. 20506
  Telephone:     (202) 606-8570
  FAX:           (202) 606-8243
  E-mail:        NEHPRES [at] gwuvm__gwu__edu
  Areas of
     Funding:    Preservation microfilming project conducted by
                      individual libraries and archives, or by
                      individuals acting as a consortium
                 Conservation treatment of endangered materials,
                      where transfer to a more stable medium is not
                      appropriate
                 Projects to preserve material culture collections
                 Projects that will provide intellectual access to
                      textual, non-textual and object collections
                 Education and training projects on a regional or
                      national level
                 Work of regional preservation services
                 Preparation of statewide preservation plans
                 Research and demonstration projects to improve
                      procedures and technology for preservation
                      and access
                 Projects involving preservation and access issues
                      of national significance to the library and
                      archives field
  Deadlines:     July 1 deadline for subsequent May 1 start date.

  Agency:        National Historical Publications and Records
                      Commission
  Address:       NHPRC - NP, National Archives Building, Room 607,
                      Washington, D.C. 20506
  Telephone:     (202) 501-5610
  FAX:           (202) 501-5601
  Areas of
     Funding:    To help local organizations preserve records and
                      make them accessible by providing grants to
                      state historical records coordinators and
                           boards for state regrants (October 1)
                 To increase access to and use of records, based on
                      recommendations in the reports of the
                 Historical Documents Study and the Society of
                      American Archivists' Task Force on Goals and
                      Priorities (October 1)
                 To help carry out the national agendas for
                      archival progress put forward by the Society
                      of American Archivists and the National
                      Association of Government Archives and
                      Records Administrators, with particular
                      attention to needs for  preservation,
                      planning, training and institutional
                      self-evaluation (February 1)
  Contact:       In Massachusetts, contact Dr. Albert H. Whitaker,
                      Archivist of the Commonwealth, Massachusetts
                      Archives, (617) 727-2816
  Deadlines:     February 1 and October 1 (see above for specifics)


  Agency:        Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  Address:       648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215-2070
  Telephone:     (617) 267-9400 or (800) 952-7403 (in-state)
  FAX:           (617) 421-9833
  Areas of
       Funding:  To help public libraries conduct a preservation/
                      conservation survey of the collection(s) to
                      determine individual item conservation
                      requirements and needs for proper storage,
                      care and handling.
                 To help public libraries determine priorities for
                      materials to be conserved and implement an
                      action plan for their preservation.
                 To assist multi-type libraries to acquire
                      equipment and supplies, including proper
                      physical containers to house collections in
                      all formats, to assist in the preservation of
                      at-risk materials.
                 To encourage and support evaluation and
                      remediation, where needed, of physical
                      facilities housing library materials in
                      multi-type libraries.
                 To develop cost-effective methods of sharing
                      preservation resources, including staff
                      training, microfilming/reformatting, shared
                      storage facilities and emergency
                      preparedness.
  Contact:       Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
  Deadline:      Letters of Intent will be due at the M.B.L.C. in
                      late September 1995.  Proposals due in
                 February 1996.


  Agency:        Institute of Museum Studies
  Address:       1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 609,
                 Washington, DC 20506
  Telephone:     (202) 606-8539
  Areas of
       Funding:  CAP grants support a 2-day site visit to assess a
                      museum's collections and environmental
                      conditions.
  Contact:       Kelly Chisholm, NIC, 3299 K. Street, NW, Suite
                      602, Washington, DC 20007.  (202) 625-1495.
  Deadline:      December 1994; Request applications by October 1,
                      1994.


  Agency:        National Endowment for the Arts
  Address:       Museum Program, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room
                      624, Washington, DC 20506.
  Telephone:     (202) 682-5442
  Areas of
       Funding:  Care of Collections: Conservation
                 Collections Maintenance
  Deadline:      September 1995.


Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
Collection Management/Preservation Specialist
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215-2070
617-267-9400
Fax: 617-421-9833

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