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Seminars on conservation

From: Helen Spencer <h.spencer>
Date: Friday, July 18, 2003
The National Museums of Scotland and the Scottish Conservation Bureau
present the next two seminars of the 2003 summer series:

"A different definition of museum."
Wednesday August 6, 2003

    Linda Carlson, Colorado State University

    Linda Carlson is Curator of textile collections at Colorado
    State University and is visiting Scotland as a Quinque fellow.
    She will explore the unique problems of working in a museum
    which functions within a university setting. She will discuss
    the problems and opportunities of the educational mission of the
    University, concentrating on the activities within the
    Collection, research, and outreach sections of the Museum.

"The British Library--an assessment of the new, flagship building at
St Pancras after 5 years".
Friday August 29, 2003

    Helen Shenton, Deputy Director, Collections Management British
    Library

    Helen Shenton will discuss the new, flagship British Library
    building at St Pancras in London, which has now been open for
    five years.  She will also introduce and discuss  two current
    building projects at the British Library; one a new collection
    storage facility to be located at Boston Spa in Yorkshire, and
    the other a new Centre for Conservation that is being developed
    on the St. Pancras site in London.

All seminars start at 2:30pm and are held in the Dunfermline Room of
the Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh.

To reserve a place for each seminar please contact

    Nicola Galloway,
    Conservation and Analytical Research Administrator
    National Museums of Scotland
    Chambers Street
    Edinburgh EH1 1JF
    n.galloway [at] nms__ac__uk
    +44 131 247 4290

Helen Spencer
Preventive Conservator
National Museums of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh EH1 1JF
+44 131 247 4347
Fax: +44 131 247 4306


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