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Subject: Call for nominations--Gaylord Collections Conservation Award

Call for nominations--Gaylord Collections Conservation Award

From: Nancy C. Schrock <nschrock>
Date: Friday, September 22, 1995
The application deadline for the Gaylord Collections Conservation
Award is December 1.  The award consists of a $1000 grant plus an
all-expense-paid trip to AIC's annual meeting in Norfolk, Virginia,
June 10-16, 1996.  The grant is for individuals engaged full-time in
the conservation of library or archival collections (books, paper,
or photographic materials).  Applicants must describe how they would
use the $1000 grant to improve their ability to care for
collections. Fundable activities include workshops, seminars,
courses, short-term internships (formal or informal), and
conferences on conservation topics.  The grant may be used for
tuition, registration fees, travel, or accommodations.  Review
criteria include the quality of the proposal, the qualifications of
the applicant, and potential impact of the proposal on the
collections in the applicant's care.  Applicants may be conservators
or conservation technicians, work in institutions or private
practice.

Past winners of the grants were Karen Jones and Ellen Chin.  Karen
used her grant to attend the Southwestern Collections Conservation
Technician Training Course in Texas; she is responsible for
conservation in the Jefferson County Public Library System,
Lakewood, Colorado.  Ellen applied her grant toward the
International Course on Paper Conservation sponsored by ICCROM; she
is conservator of the New York City Municipal Archives.

For application forms, contact:

    Gaylord Brothers
    Collections Conservation Award
    P.O. Box 4901
    Syracuse, NY 13221-4901
    800-448-6160.

If you have questions or would like to discuss your application,
call Nancy Schrock at the Gaylord Preservation Help Line,
800-428-3631, on Thursdays or Fridays, 9-5 EST.  You may also reach
her at nschrock [at] mit__edu.

Applicants will be notified by March 1, 1996.

Nancy C. Schrock

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