Some photographs from our November workshop, presented by Jeff Thompson, photo archivist at Twentieth Century Fox Studios. The half-day workshop covered the identification and proper archival care of twentieth century still film formats. Instruction included discussion of nitrate film, acetate film, and color transparency film as well as recommendations of archival supplies. A tour of the vault was also included.
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The Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet) and the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department invites you to register now!
Earthquakes: What Are They and How Do They Affect Our Buildings and Collections
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Location: Glendale Central Library Auditorium
Registration fee: $20.00
Lucy Jones, USGS: Earthquakes and Los Angeles: What is at Risk
Anders Carlson, School of Architecture, USC: Earthquake Response of Buildings and Their Contents: Improvement and Sustainability Through Design and Retrofit
Tony Gardner, retired Head of Special Collections and Archives, CSUN: The Northridge Earthquake: The case of Special Collections and Archives, California State University, Northridge
REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9 AM
The workshop starts at 9:30 and ends at noon. Refreshments will be served during registration.
Glendale Central Library
222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205
Directions: The Central Library is located in downtown Glendale, easily accessed from the 2, 5 and 134 freeways and by the following MTA bus lines: 92 (Brand/Harvard); 180/181 (Brand/Broadway); 780 (Brand/Broadway); and 183 (Brand/Colorado). For more information and a map visit www.glendalepubliclibrary.org/central.asp. The auditorium is on the second floor with easy elevator access.
Parking: Library Visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across Harvard Street at the Marketplace parking structure with ticket validation at the Loan Desk. Metered parking is available on the west side of the building in Lot #10 and on Harvard Street. Handicapped parking is available at the front of the building.
REGISTRATION BY MAIL ONLY: To register send the following information to Linda Mehr at the address below along with a check for $20.00 made payable to LAPNet.
Registration deadline: January 17, 2014
Mail to: Linda Harris Mehr
Margaret Herrick Library Director
Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study
333 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Registration questions contact:
Linda Mehr at (310) 247-3033
LAPNet was established in January 1987 to meet the preservation needs of librarians, conservators, archivists and records managers in Los Angeles City and County. It is managed by a Steering Committee drawn from libraries and other record repositories. LAPNet aims to serve as a forum of information exchange and foster the development of preservation and cooperative programs among all the libraries in the area, irrespective of their type or size.
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- Thursday, day one: Book nomenclature and common types of damage, hinge tightening, hinge repair, page replacement, and tipping-in loose pages.
- Friday, day two: Introduction to adhesives, page mending, hinging-in loose pages, book repair selection and decision making, and how to set up a repair station.
- paper as a material
- the environment
- housing and storage
- special concerns for oversized materials and other formats
- surface cleaning
- paper repair
- Selection issues such as when not to repair, what techniques may be damaging and when to consult a conservator will also be addressed