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Subject: New England Preservation Calendar

New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus>
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 1995
Calendar of Preservation-Related Workshops and Events in
New England and Environs

May 1995 - March 1996

 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: 15 MAY 95
 Time:  All day
 Subject: Workshop on the Preservation of Three-Dimensional Objects
 Sponsor:  Williamstown Conservation Center
 Speaker:  Lori van Handel, Ingrid Neuman, and Monica DiLisio - all of the Williamstown              Conservation Center
 Location: Williamstown Conservation Center, Williamstown, MA
 Registration:  WACC Members/Massachusetts residents ($35),
     Non-members/non-residents ($45), optional box lunch ($10).
     Contact Doe Zottoli at (413) 458-5741.  Note: The deadline for
     registration was May 1, 1995, but interested persons should
     contact the Center as an expanded version of this workshop will
     be offered in the Fall 1995 and the Spring 1996.

 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: 22 MAY 95
 Time:  1/2 day workshop
 Subject: "Preservation of Library Materials"
 Sponsor:  Maine Library Association
 Speaker:  Beth Patkus
 Location: Orono, ME
 Registration:  Call Kim O'Leary at NEDCC, (508) 470-1010

 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

 Date: 7 Sep 95
 Time:  TBA
 Subject: "Long-Range Planning for Preservation & Conservation"
 Sponsor:  IMS/OSV
 Speaker:  Sherelyn Ogden
 Location: Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA
 Registration:  Call Kim O'Leary at NEDCC, (508) 470-1010

 Date: 2 Oct 95
 Time:  TBA
 Subject: Disaster Planning
 Sponsor:  New England Library Association
 Speaker:  Beth Patkus
 Location: Providence, RI
 Registration:  Contact Barry Blaisdell, NELA, (508) 686-8543

 Date: Oct 20 21 95
 Time:  All day
 Subject: Various preservation topics and archival planning
 Sponsor:  New England Archivists
 Speaker:  Numerous
 Location: Clark University, Worcester, MA
 Registration:  Cynthia Shenette, Goddard Library, Clark University,
     Worcester, MA, (508) 793-7206

 Date: Dec 10 12 95
 Time:  All Day
 Subject: RESTORATION 95 (2)
 Sponsor:  RAI/EGI Exhibitions, Inc.
 Speaker:  Numerous
 Location: San Francisco, CA
 Registration:  Contact (617) 933-6663 for visitor information

 Date: Mar 17 19 96
 Time:  All Day
 Subject: RESTORATION 96
 Sponsor:  RAI/EGI Exhibitions, Inc.
 Speaker:  Numerous
 Location: Baltimore, MD
 Registration:  Contact (617) 933-6663 for visitor information

          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)
 gtrinkaus [at] mecn__mass__edu

 May 3, 1995

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