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Friday June 2 2017

CCAHA's 40th: One for the Books

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This 1998 article from the Philadelphia Inquirer describes the conservation work being done in Philadelphia by profiling CCAHA, a bookbinder in private practice, and the American Philosophical Society.

Wednesday May 24 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Benjamin Franklin Tercentennial

    • Franklin Tercentennial

This 2006 article in The Evening Bulletin discusses the Benjamin Franklin Tercentennial exhibit at the National Constitution Center.

Friday May 19 2017

CCAHA's 40th: A Helping Hand with Historical Preservation

    • Preservation Helping Hand

This article highlights CCAHA's Philadelphia Stewardship Program, with case examples from the Conshohocken Historical Society and Germantown Academy.

Friday May 12 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Small Phila. Shop Preserves History

    • Ellis Island Museum Treatments

This 1990 article describes CCAHA’s treatment of 600-700 objects—passports, photographs, certificates, journals, and tickets—for the new Ellis Island Immigration Museum. 

Friday May 5 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Preserving Art Treasures Becoming Big Business

    • Preserving Art

This 1989 article from Rochester, Minnesota’s Post-Bulletin liberally employs a descriptive analogy, calling conservation “the health care sector of the art and antiquities trade.”

Friday April 28 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Barry Papers Preserved

    • Barry Papers Preserved

This article highlights CCAHA's work on Revolutionary War-era documents belonging to what is now the Independence Seaport Museum.

Friday April 21 2017

CCAHA's 40th: CCAHA Moves

    • CCAHA Move

In 1985, CCAHA moved to the location it occupies now: the second floor of a historic building in Philadelphia’s Fitler Square neighborhood.

Friday April 14 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Film Protects Archival Documents

    • Conservators Choose Melinex

This piece, circulated in the early 1980s, discusses the use of Melinex polyester film in the treatment of historic documents.

Friday April 7 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Old Documents Face New Menace

    • Old Documents New Menace

This 1989 article highlights CCAHA’s preservation survey work. 

Friday March 31 2017

CCAHA's 40th: The Treaty of Paris

    • Treaty of Paris

This article, published in the September 1983 edition of the Library of Congress’ Information Bulletin, discusses CCAHA’s treatment of the 1783 Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolutionary War.