Read this post to learn about conservation treatment on silver gelatine, portrait photographs from the Nancy Pelosi Papers. These treatments were performed as part of a post-graduate internship at the Library of Congress.
This is a joint post by Aaron Chaletzky and Gabrielle Alongi. This past June, the Preservation Services Division (PSD) took on a new Preservation Intern: Gabrielle Alongi. Gabrielle is currently enrolled in the Information Sciences program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She comes to PSD with an interest in digital library and management work, …
Scientific research meets the allure of the past as Tineta Nkoronye, an intern at the PRTD at the LOC, delves into the world of preservation chemistry as she explores predictions made by William J. Barrow. Learn about the analytical methods used to carry out this experiment and discover whether Barrow's predictions were accurate or not.
The staff of the Processing and Preparation Section have a high standard for the bound items that leave their doors. As part of that pursuit of perfection, they pick up on certain bits of language, both foreign and computer programming. This is the first post of a series on that pursuit.