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Subject: New England Preservation Calendar

New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus>
Date: Thursday, July 13, 1995
Calendar of Preservation-Related Workshops and Events in New
England and Environs

September 1995 - March 1996

 Date: 14 Sep 95
 Time: 9:00 - 4:00
 Subject: "Instituting a Conservation Environment Monitoring
    Program"
 Sponsor: Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
 Speaker: William Lull of Garrison/Lull, Inc.
 Location: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust
     Street, Philadelphia, PA
 Registration: Registration fee of $50.00 includes lunch and
     materials. Contact Ann Craddock, Preservation Services
     Representative, CCAHA, 264 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA
     19103, (215) 545-0613, (215) 735-9313 (Fax),
     ccaha [at] shrsys__hslc__org

 Date: Sep 18 20 95
 Time: All Day
 Subject: Preservation Microfilming
 Sponsor: Presbyterian Historical Society
 Speaker: Steve Dalton and Others
 Location: Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, PA
 Registration: Contact Gail Pfeifle, NEDCC, (508) 470-1010

 Date: 28 Sep 95
 Time: 10:00 - 1:00
 Subject: "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 Sponsor: Central Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location: Gale Free Library, Holden, MA
 Registration: Limit of 25, open enrollment, Contact CMRLS, Maureen
     Boyda, (508) 799-1654 or (800) 922-8326

 Date: 2 Oct 95
 Time: TBA
 Subject: Disaster Planning
 Sponsor: New England Library Association
 Speaker: Beth Patkus
 Location: Providence, RI
 Registration: Contact NELA, 4 Summit Drive, #215, Reading, MA 01867

 Date: 5 Oct 95
 Time: 10:00 - 1:00
 Subject: "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 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 at (413) 247-9306 or (800) 282-7755

 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: Oct 23 25 95
 Time: All Day
 Subject: Preservation Microfilming
 Sponsor: Archivists Round Table
 Speaker: Steve Dalton
 Location: American Bible Society, New York, NY
 Registration: Contact Gail Pfeifle, NEDCC, (508) 470-1010.

 Date: 10 Nov 95
 Time: 1/2 day
 Subject: "Storage and Care of Photographs"
 Sponsor: New England Museum Association
 Speaker: Gary Albright
 Location: Springfield, MA
 Registration: Contact NEMA, Boston National Historic Park,
    Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129, (617) 242-2283.

 Date: 13 Nov 95
 Time: 10:00 - 4:00
 Subject: "Instituting a Conservation Environment Monitoring
    Program"
 Sponsor: Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
 Speaker: Thomas E. Newbold of Landmark Facilities Group, Inc.
 Location: Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, CT
 Registration: Registration fee of $50.00 includes box lunch and
     materials. Contact Ann Craddock, Preservation Services
     Representative, CCAHA, 264 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA
     19103, (215) 545-0613, (215) 735-9313 (Fax),
     ccaha [at] shrsys__hslc__org

 Date: 5 Dec 95
 Time: 9:30 - 1:30
 Subject: "Getting It Right: Good In-House Repairs for General
     Collections"
 Sponsor: Central Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location: Marlborough Public Library, Marlborough, MA
 Registration: Contact CMRLS, Maureen Boyda, (508) 799-1654 or (800)
     922-8326

 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: 6 Feb 96
 Time: 10:00 - 1:00
 Subject: "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 Sponsor: Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location: TBA
 Registration: Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen
     Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

 Date: 13 Feb 96
 Time: 10:00 - 1:00
 Subject: "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 Sponsor: Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location: TBA
 Registration: Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen
     Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

 Date: 27 Feb 96
 Time: 10:00 - 1:00
 Subject: "Long Range Preservation Planning for Libraries"
 Sponsor: Eastern Massachusetts Regional Library System
 Speaker: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
 Location: TBA
 Registration: Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen
     Rauch, (617) 536-4010.

 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:  preservation [at] neh__fed__us
 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 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
 E-mail:  gtrinkaus [at] mecn__mass__edu
 Areas of Funding:
     To help public libraries conduct a preservation/conservation
     survey of the collection(s) to determine individual item
     conservation requirements, the 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. on September
     21, 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
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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