Examples of Paper and Photograph Conservation Projects, NEDCC
For #AskAConservator Day, the Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation at NEDCC gives examples of objects treated both in and outside of the lab.
Revarnishing Historical Wall Maps, NEDCC
As part of #AskAConservator Day, NEDCC's Assistant Paper Conservator Natalia Paskova explains the benefits of revarnishing historical wall maps versus the typical encapsulation.
Understanding Historic Wallpaper Conservation, ASK THIS OLD HOUSE
THIS OLD HOUSE traveled to the Franklin Pierce Homestead built in 1804—home of the 14th US president. The home has 200-year-old block-printed wallpaper that was manufactured by hand in France and THIS OLD HOUSE speaks with NEDCC's Senior Paper Conservators Luana Maekawa and Suzanne Martin Gramly about their conservation work.
Conserving Parchment, NEDCC
All conservation assessments begin with an initial examination of the object. NEDCC Senior Conservator Kathryn Boodle discusses common issues of parchment objects using the Alabama State Constitutions as a case study. These objects were treated by NEDCC in 2018 in preparation for the state's bicentennial in 2019.
The Conservation of Alabama’s Six Constitutions, Alabama Department of Archives & History
Learn about the extensive conservation efforts undertaken before for the display of Alabama's six constitutions and the 1861 ordinance of secession for the 2019 bicentennial exhibition, "We the People: Alabama's Defining Documents."
Declaration of Independence Conservation Video, Rhode Island Department of State
Rhode Island’s copy of the Declaration of Independence is one of the most valuable pieces of history in the #RIStateArchives. Watch this video and see how this treasure has been carefully restored and preserved for years to come.
The Conservation of a 16th Century Papal Bull on Parchment, Brown University
Terra Huber, Assistant Paper Conservator at the Northeast Document Conservation Center, gives a talk entitled, “The Conservation of a 16th Century Papal Bull on Parchment.”
Preventing and Responding to Mold in Book and Paper Collections, NEDCC
This 1-hour webinar covers how to identify mold, how to clean moldy materials safely, and how to prevent future mold outbreaks through proactive preservation measures.
Caring for Paper-Based Collections, NEDCC
This webinar focuses on books, documents, photographs, and works of art on paper. It will include information on paper manufacture, deterioration, and proper storage. Also discussed are inks and colorants, adhesives, and image layers.
Handling Book and Paper-Based Collections, NEDCC
An introduction to the preservation of paper-based collections, this webinar focuses on books, documents, photographs, and works of art on paper. It includes information on paper manufacture, deterioration, and proper storage. Also discussed are inks and colorants, adhesives, and image layers.
Vacuuming Moldy Books and Paper, NEDCC
NEDCC’s Director of Book Conservation, Bexx Caswell-Olson, shares tips for safely removing inactive mold from books and paper.