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New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus>
Date: Monday, March 6, 1995
        CALENDAR OF PRESERVATION-RELATED WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS IN
                        NEW ENGLAND AND ENVIRONS

                         MARCH 1995 - JUNE 1995

  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,
          Microfilming, 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, breaks, and informational
          materials.  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: Apr 21 22 95
  Time: All day
  Subject: A variety of presentations on archival security
  Sponsor: The Museum Archives Institute
  Speaker: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall and others
  Location: Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA
  Registration: $95 Registration, Part of the two-day Museum Archives
          Institute sponsored by the New England Museum Association and
          Old Sturbridge Village. Call Old Sturbridge Village at (508)
          347-3362 x232

  Date: 22 Apr 95
  Time: 10:45-12:00
  Subject: "The Yellow Face - Photographs"
  Sponsor: The Museum Archives Institute
  Speaker: Gary Albright
  Location: Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA
  Registration: $95 Registration, Part of the two-day Museum Archives
          Institute sponsored by the New England Museum Association and
          Old Sturbridge Village. Call Old Sturbridge Village at (508)
          347-3362 x232
  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: 25 Apr 95
  Time: 10:00-4:00
  Subject: "Strengthen Your Fund Raising Using Collections Care Workshop:
          Strategies for Libraries and Archives"
  Sponsor: NEDCC and the National Institute for the Conservation of
          Cultural Property
  Speakers: Ann Russell (NEDCC), Clare Bouton Hansen (NICCP), Samuel A.
          Streit (Brown University Library), Victoria Steele (USC), Ilisa
          Hurowitz (Harvard University), Dorothy LaFrance (Newburyport
          Public Library), Michael Price (Providence Athenaeum), Elliott
          Shore (Institute for Advanced Study)
  Location: NEDCC, Andover, MA
  Registration: Fee is $45, including lunch, breaks, and informational
          materials.  For more information, call Gail Pfeifle at (508)
          470-1010, NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA 01810-1494.

  Date: 5 MAY 95
  Time: 1:30-4:00
  Subject: "Preservation Microfilming & Duplication of Historic Negatives"
  Sponsor: New England Archivists
  Speaker: Stephen Dalton
  Location: Aetna Conference Center, Hartford, CT
  Registration: $25 member/$40 non-member.  Call Colleen Paliwoda,
          203-727-4583.

  Date: 5 MAY 95
  Time: All day
  Subject: "Loss & Recovery of Artistic & Historic Works"
  Sponsor: Technology & Conservation and the Boston Athenaeum
  Speakers: Ed Clark (FBI), John Conklin (Tufts Univ.), James Emson (The
          Art Loss Register), Iain Fairley (Graham Miller International),
          Thomas J. Johnson (Boston Museum of Fine Arts), Marie C. Malaro
          (George Washington Univ.), Gail McGiffin (Chubb)
  Location: Boston, MA
  Registration: Pre-registration is required.  The fee for all three
          conferences (see June 2 and June 19) is $250/person.  The fee
          for a single conference is $90. For more information contact
          Susan E. Shur at (617) 227-8581 or Robert Hauser at (508)
          997-0046

  Date: 6 MAY 95
  Time: 9:00-4:00
  Subject: "Preserving Community Collections"
  Sponsor: Massachusetts Cultural Council
  Speaker: Millie O'Connell and others
  Location: Lawrence Heritage State Park, Lawrence, MA
  Registration: $7.50 Registration fee.  Call Kim O'Leary at NEDCC,
          508-470-1010.

  Date: 6 MAY 95
  Time: TBA
  Subject: "Care and Handling of Historic Photographs"
  Sponsor: Vermont Historical Society
  Speaker: Gary Albright
  Location: Vermont Historical Society, Montpelier, VT
  Registration: Call Kim O'Leary at NEDCC, (508) 470-1010 or Paul Carnahan
          at VHS, 802-828-2291.

  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: 2 Jun 95
  Time: All day
  Subject: "Fire Safety"
  Sponsor: Technology & Conservation and the Boston Athenaeum
  Speakers: Nicholas Artim (Fire Safety Network), John E. Chorba (Fire
          Protection Systems), Joe Mazzio (National Park Service), Danny
          L. McDaniel (The Colonial Williamsburg Found.), Wayne D. Moore
          (Fire Protection Alliance), Anthony Seraphim (Global Wrap and
          Services, Inc.), and Richard Splaine (Boston Arson Squad)
  Location: Boston, MA
  Registration: Pre-registration is required.  The fee for all three
          conferences (see May 5 and June 19) is $250/person.  The fee for
          a single conference is $90. For more information contact Susan
          E. Shur at (617) 227-8581 or Robert Hauser at (508) 997-0046

  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.

  Date: 19 Jun 95
  Time: All day
  Subject: "Intrusion Detection & Prevention"
  Sponsor: Technology & Conservation and the Boston Athenaeum
  Speakers: Joel W. Cooper (Brewer & Lord), Dan Dattilio (National Park
          Service), Robert Ducibella (Chapman-Ducibella Assoc.), Carolyn
          Fitzgerald (Yale University Art Gallery), Michelle Trifiro
          (Harvard University)
  Location: Boston, MA
  Registration: Pre-registration is required.  The fee for all three
          conferences (see May 5 and June 2) is $250/person.  The fee for
          a single conference is $90. For more information contact Susan
          E. Shur at (617) 227-8581 or Robert Hauser at (508) 997-0046

              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

      In other states: State Archivist or Chair of the State Historical
      Records Advisory Board 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 1995;
  Request applications by October 1, 1995.

  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
  Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  648 Beacon Street
  Boston, MA 02215-2070
  (617) 267-9400 or (800) 952-7403 (in-state)

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