There were several other speakers, including Stéphan Ipert, who cane from France to speak on marbling in China and Japan. Don Guyot did not speak, but participants watched his videotape "Ebru: Turkish Marbling in the Turkish Tradition."
Medieval and Early Renaissance Bookbinding Structures. Instructor: Christopher Clarkson. Mornings, 14-18 July.
Italian Humanistic Manuscripts of the 15th Century. This is an introduction on the historical background and codicology of humanistic manuscripts. Instructor: Albinia de la Mare. Mornings, 14-18 July.
Evidence of Ownership: Tools and Techniques for Investigating the History of an Early Printed Book. Instructors: Nicolas Barker and Robin Halwas. All day, 7-11 July.
Developing Preservation Programs in Special Collections Departments. Instructor: Jan Merrill-Oldham. Afternoons 7-11 July.
For brochure and application form, write Rare Book School, School of Library Service, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027.
Paper Fiber Analysis - July 15-24, W. J. Rantanen
Paper Properties and Their Measurement - August 25-29, J. F. Waterhouse
Fiber and Paper Physics - September 9-12, C. A. Baum
Contact Kathy Stanek, Coordinator of Continuing Education, the Institute of Paper Chemistry, P.O. Box 1039, Appleton, WI 54912, 414/738-3315.
Some of the papers that will be given August 10-15 at the ICCM meeting in Adelaide, Australia, are:
Preservation and Conservation in Australian Libraries--Conflict or Complement? by Jan Lyall
The Role of Water in the Deterioration of Materials and How to Control It, by Tim Padfield
Reproduction [of?] Materials at the Queensland State Archives, by Tamara Lavrencic
The Chemical Identification of Iron Gall Inks, by Michael Snow
Book Conservation in Australia: Preliminary Thoughts, by Ron Eadie
This does not exhaust the list of papers relevant to book and paper conservation. In addition, there will be workshops on rebacking of books, photo conservation and replication, mounting large works on paper supports, FTIR, and Japanese and Chinese style binding. $175 for nonmembers till July 31, then $190 Australian dollars (about $125 and $135 US). Write ICCM Conference Registration, do State Conservation Centre, 70 Kintore Ave., Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia.
There will be ten speakers, of which three are familiar to conservators: Betty Haines, Chris Calnan and Chris Clark-son. The other seven are from the British Leather Confederation, the International Wool Secretariat, Manchester Museum, a tannery and a chemical company.
There will also be tours and seminars (e.g. on limp vellum binding, microcomputers for conservation records, leaf-casting, disaster control, sewing structures and soon).
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