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

Archive Conservation Training Scheme Chemistry for Conservators, 2019, University of Lincoln Monday 15th to Thursday 18th April 2019 inclusive
Apr 15

Archive Conservation Training Scheme Chemistry for...


  • Archive Conservation Training Scheme 

    Chemistry for Conservators, 2019

    University of Lincoln Monday 15th to Thursday 18th April 2019 inclusive.

    • PLEASE NOTE: THE FIRST DAY MONDAY 15TH APRIL WILL STARTS AT 1PM - all other days will start at 9am

    The ARA’s Archive Conservation Training Scheme Committee is running its intensive Chemistry for Conservators course at the University of Lincoln between Monday 15th to Thursday 18th April inclusive.

    Primarily for students on the Conservation Training Scheme, the course is suitable for all conservators who would like to improve their knowledge and understanding of the chemistry of materials and treatments, includes lectures and laboratory sessions, and is open to non-members of the ARA.

    The lecturer for the week is David Dorning, a specialist in book and paper conservation, who lectures on his research subject of materials science at West Dean College, and other museums and institutions worldwide.

    Subjects covered will include:

    • Chemistry and Materials
    • The Molecular view of Materials
    • Cleaning and Organic Solvents
    • Energy, Light and Environment
    • Polymers, adhesives and Consolidants
    • Molarity, Acids and Bases
    • Paper and Acidity
    • Skin Materials and Tannins
    • Iron Gall Inks and Cellulose Degradation

    Please note accommodation is not included.

    Accommodation available nearby includes:

    • Premier Inn Lincoln
    • Holiday Inn Express Lincoln
    • Travel Inn

    Course fees:

    ARA Members: £515

    Non-members: £570

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  • Date & Time
    Apr 15 2019 at 01:00 PM - Apr 18 2019 at 05:30 PM
  • Location & full address
    School of History and Heritage College of Arts, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS
  • Event Admins
    Lorraine Logan