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Preservation Roadshow

Where: 99-101 Newbury St, Boston MA

When: April 21, 2013 9:00AM - 4:30PM


Join experts from NEHGS and The Northeast Document Conservation Center for a full-day seminar on preserving your family photographs, papers, books, and more. Learn how to take care of your family's documents, both past and present. During the"roadshow," experts will give advice on caring for your own family's materials.


Schedule of Events


9:00 a.m.         Registration Check-in & Continental Breakfast   


9:30 a.m.         Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Leah Walczak, Director of Education     


9:45 a.m.        Caring for the NEHGS Manuscripts and Special Collections

                        Timothy Salls, Manager of Manuscript Collections
                        Judith Lucey, Archivist


10:45 a.m.      Preserving Books and Works on Paper

                        Deborah Rossi, Conservation Technician


11:30 a.m.       Family Photograph Preservation
                         Jessica Bitely, Preservation Specialist, NEDCC


12:15 p.m.       Lunch


1:30 p.m.         Preserving Your Digital Records
                           Jessica Bitely, Preservation Specialist, NEDCC


2:30 p.m.         Preservation Roadshow*

Ask the experts how to best care for your photographs, documents, manuscripts, books, digital records, and family papers. Bring up to three easily transported items, or a photo of the items, and receive advice from conservators and archivists.


4:30 p.m.         Program concludes



Registration: $110. Includes continental breakfast & lunch. Space is limited.


Registration for this program is now closed.



*Please note: The experts will not provide appraisals, nor will they perform any treatments on the documents or objects. They will provide advice and recommendations for preservation and/or conservation. A list of appraisers, suppliers, and other vendors will be provided.

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