Care of Collections: Paper

October 9, 2013 @ 8:30am - 4:30pm, Salt Lake City, Utah

Exploring the specific needs of paper-based collections: the nature of paper, environmental issues, storage and display considerations as well as the basics of remedial care. Learn how to make material choices for storage housing and enclosures including understanding how these materials affect the storage microenvironment. Workshop exercises and demonstrations encompass understanding catalogue descriptions for the purchase of supplies and introductory remedial care methods.

Instructors: Janet Ruggles, Chief Conservator of Paper, and Stephanie Jewell (Assistant Conservator of Paper) at Balboa Art Conservation Center