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Collections Care Training: Identification and Preservation of Architectural Drawings

  • September 5, 2018

Architectural records are vital documentation of our built environment and provide insight into social and economic trends throughout history. The tasks of collecting, managing, preserving, and providing access to these records can be a challenge to those charged with their care. Participants in this workshop will learn about the array of materials and methods used to create architectural renderings on paper, access and handling, preventive preservation measures, and engage in discussions with fellow participants who are managing similar collections.

Speaker: Bruce Laverty, Curator of Architecture, Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Location: Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Fee: $60

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

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