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Workshop on book repair

From: Sharon Welton <director<-at->
Date: Friday, June 1, 2012
"Book Repair Techniques for Special Collections"
The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
July 30-August 2, 2012

The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies is hosting the
workshop "Book Repair Techniques for Special Collections" on July
30-August 2, 2012. The tuition is $950 and includes lodging and most
meals. $300 FAIC scholarships for AIC members are still available.
The workshop is being taught Olivia Primanis, Senior Conservator at
the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Austin, TX.  During
this workshop participants will practice conservation techniques for
mending structures of original and early bindings. Methods for
identifying structures, assessing deterioration and choosing repair
techniques will be discussed. Problems that can arise from the
repair of original structures and materials will be examined. For
more information or to register for the class go to
<URL:http://www.campbellcenter.org> or email Sharon Welton
<director<-at->campbellcenter<.>org>

Sharon Welton
Executive Director
Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
Mount Carroll, IL
815-244-1173


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