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New England Preservation Calendar

From: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall <gtrinkaus>
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 1995
Calendar of Preservation-related Workshops and Events in New
England and Environs

December 1995 - May 1996

 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:      Memorial Hall Library, Andover, MA
 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:      Plymouth Public Library, Plymouth, MA
 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:      Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA
 Registration:  Limit of 25, open enrollment. Contact EMRLS, Ellen Rauch,
                (617) 536-4010.

 Date:          14 Mar 96
 Time:          All Day
 Subject:       Disaster Planning
 Sponsor:       NELINET.
 Speaker:       Beth Patkus
 Location:      NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA
 Registration:  NELINET, (617) 969-0400 or 1-800-NELINET

 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

 Date:          Apr 25 26 96
 Time:          All day for 2 days
 Subject:       "The New Museum Climate: Standards and Technologies"
 Sponsor:       Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
 Speakers:      Stefan Michalski, CCI; Arthur Beale, MFA; James
                Reilly, IPI; Richard Kerschner, Shelburne Museum;
                Anne Hawley, I.S. Gardner Museum; Brigid Sullivan,
                NSP, and others.
 Location:      Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
 Registration:  Contact Gay Tracy, NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square,
                Andover, MA 01810 (508) 470-1010, Fax: (508)
                475-6021, nedcc [at] world__std__com for registration
                information.  Cost is $150 for the two days.

 Date:          17 MAY 96
 Time:          TBA
 Subject:       "Mold/Dealing with Mold"
 Sponsor:       Vermont Library Association Meeting
 Speaker:       Beth Patkus
 Location:      Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
 Registration:  Vermont Library Association

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) 606-8639
 E-mail:        preservation [at] neh__fed__us
 Areas of Funding:
     Preservation and access projects including support for education
         and training, regional field service programs, and research
         and demonstration projects.
     The stabilization and documentation of materials culture
         collections, U.S. Newspaper program
 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 February 22, 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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