THE RECOVERY AND DRYING OF TEXTILES FROM A DEEP OCEAN HISTORIC SHIPWRECK
KATHRYN A. JAKES, & JOHN C. MITCHELL
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KATHRYN A. JAKES holds a Ph.D. in textile and polymer science from Clemson University. She is a professor in textiles at Ohio State University, and she conducts research in the identification and characterization of degraded polymeric materials. Much of her work deals with historic and archaeological textile materials. Address: Department of Textiles and Clothing, Ohio State University, 262 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210-1295.
JOHN C. MITCHELL holds a bachelor's degree from Ohio State University, where he is an instructor in SEM techniques and the manager of the Department of Geology's Scanning Electron Microscopy Facility. Address: Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory, Department of Geological Sciences, 002 Orton Hall, 155 South Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43216-1295.