Topic: Keeping the Past for the Present and Future: Preservation Techniques for the Home Archivist (Lectures)
Speaker: Kyla Ubbink, Ubbink Book & Paper Conservation
Stop the deterioration of your families historic documents, letters, photographs, albums, books, memorabilia and scrapbooks through the practice of archival preservation. Discuss simple and practical techniques that can be applied in a home setting. Learn how to avoid damage caused by pollutants, poor climate, light, pests, and mould through proper boxing, housing and storage. Demonstrations in cleaning books and paper, removing clips and staples, separating photographs from ‘sticky’ album pages.
Free Public Lecture