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Symposium on adhesives and leather

From: Dianne L. van der Reyden <dvan>
Date: Monday, September 15, 2003
The Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress announces
the following event in its series on Topics in Preservation Science.
This event is co-sponsored with the Folger Shakespeare Library and
the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.  It is co-hosted
by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Center for Materials
Research and Education.

Adhesives and Leather Symposium
September 29, 30 and October 1, 2003

    Roger Barlee, J. Hewit and Sons Ltd.
    Jane Down, Canadian Conservation Institute
    Toby Raphael, National Park Service
    Roy Thomson, The Leather Conservation Center

Description: This three-day symposium of lectures and workshops will
focus on adhesives and leather as used in book and paper
conservation.  The speakers will address the latest research in
adhesives, and recent advances in the theory and practice of leather
conservation including the history of leather manufacture, as well
as engage in discussion of current treatment and research issues.

Application Deadline and Limits:   September 23, 2003. Space is
available for 30 participants for the lectures and 10 participants
for the workshops.  For more information, or to apply, contact

    Terry Boone
    tboo [at] loc__gov

The Topics in Preservation Science lectures are free.  For more
information about this series, which is continually expanded and
updated, see <URL:>

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