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Preservation Parlor

Case Western Reserve University, Kelvin Smith Library

  • Date Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
  • Location Kelvin Smith Library
    11055 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106
Case Western Reserve University, Kelvin Smith Library

Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) is the main library supporting the teaching and research of Case Western Reserve University with emphasis given to the College of Arts and Sciences, the Case School of Engineering, and the Weatherhead School of Management. KSL... more

Monday, April 23, 2018
Preservation Parlor
12:00 PM
Kelvin Smith Library, 11055 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

Kick off Preservation Week at Kelvin Smith Library’s Preservation Parlor on Monday, April 23 at 12:00 pm with tips and tricks to preserving photographs, books, letters, newspapers, and family artifacts. See a live demonstration of the various techniques used to treat and preserve damaged artifacts. Following the presentation, you are invited to bring one item (book, letter, newspaper, or photograph) for a personal consultation on how to best preserve your item.

Later in the week, come see our pop-up preservation workshop at Kelvin Smith Library by the main entrance on Wednesday, April 25 anytime between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm for a rare glimpse into the preservation officer’s daily responsibilities at the library. Come with questions and learn more about what the library is doing to ensure that library materials will be used now and in the future.

Preservation Parlor | Monday, April 23 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Dampeer Room, 2nd Floor

Pop-up Preservation Workshop | Wednesday, April 25 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm | Kelvin Smith Library, 1st Floor by the entrance


Preservation Week celebrates preservation in libraries, museums, archives, and other cultural institutions that hold historic collections or items of value. The purpose of the week is to raise awareness of the important role of preservation in extending the life of a library’s collections. These services can include paper repair, rebinding, rebacking, and other activities conserve library materials.

For more information, please contact Andrew Mancuso, Preservation Officer at 216-368-3465 or Andrew.Mancuso@case.edu
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/163601571016904/

These events are free and open to the public.

Preservation Parlor


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