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Assistant Conservator, Special Collections Project

Saving America's Treasures grant

Michigan State University Libraries

~ Visit exhibit here ~


Designing a database with Eric Alstrom: condition survey, proposal, treatment report pages 
                                             (The database was created by our Systems department: Eric Weston and Ben Reiter)

Performing a Condition Survey of 1,500 19th century Textbooks and Sunday School Books

Photodocumentation

Triage: minor repairs, box orders, deacidification orders

Full Treatments: Washing, paper repair and rebinding of those most in need

Rebinds: Leather, Moriki or Cloth

Rebacks: Leather or Moriki

Encapsulation of loose items

Exhibit of project & examples of work: in Special Collections Reading Room, Winter 2007-08

 


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