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Close-up view of two hands carefully at work on an aged, yellowing manuscript with handwriting

As the Library Sleeps

Posted by: Samantha Schireson

This is a guest post by Jennifer Lewis, a Preservation Specialist in the Conservation Division who specializes in stabilization, collection housing, and large-scale projects.   Have you wondered what the Library was like when the buildings were nearly empty during the first months of the pandemic? During the Library’s extended closure beginning in March 2020, a team …