Events

The Archives & Records Association both holds and participates in many events throughout the year. Below you will see our complete programme of regional and themed training events with booking details

ARA Scotland and ICON present: The Bare Necessities - Basic Conservation for Archivists-SOLD OUT
May 30

ARA Scotland and ICON present: The Bare Necessities -...

 

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  • ARA Scotland and ICON present:

    SOLD OUT no more places available

    The Bare Necessities - Basic Conservation for Archivists

    Date: 30th May

    Location: University of Edinburgh Special Collections


    Programme


    Morning - Talks


    • 10:00-10:30: Tea 


    • 10:30-11:10: The Correct Storage and Monitoring of Archival Materials: Katharine Richardson, Preventative Conservator, University of Edinburgh 


    • 11:10-11:50: Commissioning Conservation Work: Gabriel Sewell, Head of Special Collections and Assistant Director of Library Services, University of St Andrews  


    • 11:50-12:30: The Common Dos and Don'ts of Basic Conservation: Gloria Conti and Peter Dickson, Conservator, National Records of Scotland 


    • 12:30-13:30: Lunch (Lunch is provided so please state any special dietary requirements) 

    Afternoon- practical workshop: 13:30-15:30


    • Basic Cleaning: How to make a cleaning tray, and clean objects with smoke sponge: Emily Hick, Special Collections Conservator, University of Edinburgh 


    • Making a Book Shoe: Emily Hick, Special Collections Conservator, University of Edinburgh 


    • Making a Four Flap Box: Emily Hick, Special Collections Conservator, University of Edinburgh 


    • 15:30-15:45: Tea 


    • 15:45-16:45: Looking through the microscope: Identifying common pests: Katharine Richardson, Preventative Conservator, University of Edinburgh 

    ICON/ARA Members: £25

    Non-Members: £30

    Places are limited - FULLY BOOKED 

       

    Conservation materials for this event are generously supplied by Conservation by Design 


  • Category
    Training
  • Date & Time
    May 30 2017 at 10:00 AM - May 30 2017 at 04:45 PM
  • Location & full address
    University of Edinburgh Special Collections, Main University Library George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LJ
  • Event Admins
    Lorraine Logan