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Wright 1912 Bent End Propeller Receiving Conservation Treatment

It was an exciting day in the Archives as we welcomed Stefan Dedecek, Conservator of Paintings, Murals and Polychrome Surfaces from McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory in Oberlin, Ohio.¬† Stefan arrived to work on one of the treasures seen by many … Continue reading

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Final Stages of the Project

The goal of the NHPRC grant was to have the DDN Collection minimally processed¬† by the end of 2012. I am happy to say that we will meet that deadline as we are finalizing the project. The database is complete … Continue reading

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DDN Preservation

As with any collection, the processing archivist needs to be mindful of preservation concerns. Luckily the DDN collection was maintained with some degree of professional standards. Collections that are not maintained by a trained archivist are often full of staples, … Continue reading

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