Preservation Lecture Series

Past Lectures:

JACK (’47) AND BETSY O’NEILL PRESERVATION LECTURE

Next Preservation Lecture is November 4, 2014, 3:30 p.m. Sterling Memorial Library, Lecture Hall

Luciana Duranti, PhD, University of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival & Information Studies

Speaking on digital surrogates within the field of diplomatics.

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JACK (’47) AND BETSY O’NEILL PRESERVATION LECTURE

Thursday, November 21, 3:30 p.m.

Aniko Bezur, director of scientific research at the Yale Center for Conservation and Preservation (CCAP), has a PhD in materials science and engineering from the University of Arizona. Prior to her appoint as science director of CCAP, she was the Andrew W. Mellon research scientist for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Menil Collection (2008-2012); worked at the Art Institute of Chicago as associate conservation scientist; and served as a lecturer and assistant professor of conservation science in the Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State College.

Bezur discussed the first phase of Yale’s Center for Conservation and Preservation (CCAP); completed in Spring 2013 with the construction of its scientific research laboratories. This talk introduced the scientific staff and facilities of the CCAP, showcased ongoing projects, and explored plans for harnessing the Center’s unique setting and academic context.

This lecture was not recorded.

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JACK (’47) AND BETSY O’NEILL PRESERVATION LECTURE

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Thursday, April 19, 3:30 pm

Sterling Memorial Library lecture hall

Mary M. Brooks, PhD, FIIC, ACR, Private Conservator and Consultant on the conservation of textiles

Please click here to play the audio file of the presentation.

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The first three Preservation Lectures were funded through the generous donation of the Hon. Paul S. Stevens '74 B.A.

"But Storage is Cheap!... Preservation in the Age of Abundance"

Abby Smith Rumsey, Director, Scholarly Communication Institute

Lecture in the Sterling Memorial Library on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 3:30 p.m.

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"Paradoxes of Preservation—a personal & strategic perspective on crossing the pond"

Helen Shenton, former Head of Collection Care at the British Library, current Deputy Director at Harvard University Library.

A lecture from November 11, 2010

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"Sustainable Stewardship: The New Thinking, Preservation Environments, and Building Operations"

James J. Reilly, Director, Image Permanence Institute

A lecture from April 7, 2010

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