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Treating Douglas County Field Notes

Treating Douglas County Field Notes

Paper Conservator, Hilary LeFevere, recently completed treatment on two record books of survey field notes for Douglas County, Nebraska. Both books were in need of extensive repairs. One had been previously repaired by putting a book cloth cover over the original...
Securing a Civil War Era Sewing Kit

Securing a Civil War Era Sewing Kit

When collection objects are loaned from one museum to another for an exhibit, it is best practice for a condition report to be written before the object is sent away.  As the name implies, the condition report describes the current condition of the object to ensure...