JAIC 1994, Volume 33, Number 1, Article 6 (pp. 71 to 75)
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JAIC 1994, Volume 33, Number 1, Article 6 (pp. 71 to 75)

FILLS FOR BRIDGING STRUCTURAL GAPS IN WOODEN OBJECTS

PAUL S. STORCH




SOURCES OF MATERIALS

Butvar B-98 (Monsanto Corporation)

Conservation Materials, Ltd., Box 2448, Sparks, Nev. 89431



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AUTHOR INFORMATION

PAUL S. STORCH is objects conservator at the Minnesota Historical Society. He received his B.A. in 1978 in anthropology and archaeology at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, and an M.A. in anthropology and museum studies with a concentration in ethnographic and archaeological conservation from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. He completed internships at the Anthropology Conservation Laboratory of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the National Park Service at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, and the Texas Memorial Museum, University of Texas at Austin. After graduate training, Storch became assistant conservator of objects at the Materials Conservation Lab, Texas Memorial Museum, where he undertook archaeological field conservation projects, taught undergraduate courses in archaeological conservation, and treated archaeological, ethnographic, and historic objects. He then went to the new South Carolina State Museum to develop that institution's conservation program and serve as the first chief conservator. He is the ditor and publisher of the Leather Conservation News. Address: Objects Conservation Laboratory, Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul, Minn. 55102–1906.


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