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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.

Friday March 24 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Andrea Doria Salvage

    • Paper Money Salvage

In the mid-80s, CCAHA was involved in a high-profile triage project: the treatment of the paper currency from the sunken ocean liner Andrea Doria.

Friday March 17 2017

CCAHA's 40th: University is Home to Precious Collection

    • University is home to precious collection

This article details CCAHA’s work on Villanova University’s McGarrity Collection, a large collection of objects related to Irish culture. 

Monday March 13 2017

CCAHA's Latest Enews

Our latest enewsletter features: 

  • Treatment FOCUS: The Mennonite Heritage Center's 18th-century Family Records
  • Updates from the NEH-funded Robert Cornelius Daguerreotype Database Project
  • Updates from CCAHA's Regional Stewardship Program
  • Ongoing coverage of CCAHA's 40th anniversary 
  • Upcoming CCAHA Workshops

Read it here.

Friday March 10 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Stewards of the Past

    • Stewards of the Past

This 1982 article features CCAHA’s work on the InterNorth Art Foundation’s collections, which were on permanent loan to the Joslyn Museum of Art in Omaha, Nebraska.

Friday March 3 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Restoration of Walter Drawings Continues

    • Restoration of Walter Drawings

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia’s Fall 1984 newsletter, Athenaeum Annotations, was a special conservation issue, highlighting the treatment of a recently-acquired collection of paintings and drawings of Thomas Ustick Walter, one of the foremost American architects of the 19th century.

Friday February 24 2017

CCAHA's 40th: The Declaration of Independence

    • The real thing image

This article highlights one of CCAHA’s early, high-profile projects: the 1984 treatment of a draft of the Declaration of Independence written in Thomas Jefferson’s hand.

Wednesday February 22 2017

Treatment FOCUS: The Mennonite Heritage Center's 18th-century Family Records

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Thanks to grant funding, CCAHA recently treated several objects from the Mennonite Heritage Center that contribute to the story of German migration and the establishment of Mennonite communities in North America.

 

Friday February 17 2017

CCAHA's 40th: A Clear Connection with the Past

    • A Clear Connection with the Past

This 1982 article discusses the conservation and preservation uses of a new material—Mylar—through an interview with and photos of CCAHA.