#1205 Care of Historic Scrapbooks
This course offering is a combination of lecture and hands-on workshop for those responsible for the care, maintenance, and repair of historic scrapbook collections. This class will present the history of scrapbooks and their use as well as an overview of common formats, common types of materials preserved in scrapbooks, and most frequent preservation challenges. Tools and methodologies to assist collection managers in making preservation decisions regarding scrapbooks will also be presented. Hands-on repair approaches for scrapbook preservation will include stabilization with mylar sleeves while allowing for access to booklets and multi-page documents, removing artifacts from various scrapbook page formats, and stabilizing artifacts in-situ, as well as repair of various binding structures and support pages.
Dates: May 28, 29
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Highland Community College
- 815 599 3403