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AIC Photographic Materials Group

From: Lee Ann Daffner <leeann_daffner>
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2003
Winter Meeting update

This year the Photographic Materials Group of the AIC will be
holding its Winter Meeting in beautiful Old San Juan, Puerto Rico,
March 7th and 8th. PMG members should already have received
registration forms, which are due January 30, 2003.   Please note,
registration forms and fees should be sent to:

    American Institute for Conservation
    1717 K Street, NW
    Suite 200
    Washington DC 20006

The meeting will be held at the Cuartel Ballaja (Ballaja
Headquarters) in Old San Juan.  The local arrangements committee
have organized a festive line-up of social activates in the
evenings, which promise to make this conference a memorable event. A
selection of the speakers include:

    "It's about Water"
    Jose Orraca and Mary Lou Florian

    "Photography Conservation Education in Mexico"
    Fernanda Valverde

    "Treatment Options for Paper Negatives"
    Gary Albright

    "The Deterioration of Paul Strand's Silver-Platinum Prints"
    Lisa Barro

    "Frozen Storage for Pennies per Day: Freezing Photographs at the
        City of Vancouver Archives"
    Sue Bigelow

    "A Report on the Getty Conservation institute/ Harry Ransom
        Center Collaborative Project on the First Photograph"
    Barbara Brown

    "Mat Albumen Papers: production and use in Austrian Portrait
    Christa Hofmann and Gabriele Schatzl

    "The Effect of Aqueous Treatment on the Properties of Silver
        Gelatin Prints"
    Cecilia Diaz

    "A New Frontier: Photograph Conservation in Cuba"
    Monique Fischer and Luis Montes de Oca

    "Film Storage for The National Archives of Canada
    Greg Hill "New Nitrate

    "Help! The Preservation of a Photographic Scrapbook of Four Lads
        from Liverpool"
    Debbie Norris, Jennifer Mentzer, and Laura Wahl

    "Adventures in Greatness: Richard Avedon Portraits at The
        Metropolitan Museum of Art"
    Nora Kennedy and Martin Salazar

    "Survey of Photograph Collections at Harvard University"
    Melissa Banta and Paul Messier

    "Come on Baby (Don't) Light my Fire: Recent Developments in
        Using, Storing and Moving Cellulose Nitrate Film"
    Andrew Robb

    "Storage for Photographic Materials in Mexico"
    Cecilia Salgado

    "Collections Management through the Climate Notebook"
    Sara Shpargel

    "XRF Workshop Report"
    Val Baas

    "Le positif direct d'Hippolyte Bayard reconstitue"
    Tania Passafiume

    "Investigation of Adhesives for Resin Coated Papers"
    Chris McGlinchey

    "Water Damaged Photographs"
    Mogens Koch

    "Photo documentation tips
    JJ Chen

Abstracts will be posted later this month on the PMG web site.
I will be posting additional announcements on the DistList as the
meeting date approaches. Registration is open to all.  If you are
interested, contact me at the address below for more information.
You can also contact the AIC Office directly to speak to Megan Nash
at 202-452-9545, ex. 11.

Lee Ann Daffner
Program Chair PMG
Conservator of Photographs
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
New York, New York 10019

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