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Lecture on analyzing historic papers

From: Amy Lubick <amy.lubick<-a>
Date: Thursday, September 18, 2008
"The Development of a Non-Destructive Method for Analyzing Historic
    Papers"
A Lecture by Mark Ormsby, Physicist, NARA
Lecture Room B
The National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
Thursday, October 16, 2008
10 am

Recently developed instruments and techniques are allowing
conservators and scientists to study archival collections and museum
objects in new ways without having to remove a sample.  Mark Ormsby
from the Research and Testing Laboratory will discuss the use of
near-infrared spectroscopy to measure the concentration of gelatin
sizing on historic papers.

Amy Lubick
Paper Conservator
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
USA
301-837-0681


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