SERVICES AVAILABLE...
  • CONSERVATION TREATMENT ON PAPER-BASED ARTIFACTS
  • COLLECTION ASSESSMENT
  • STAFF TRAINING ON BASIC CONSERVATION TECHNIQUES
  • DISASTER MITIGATION


SOME OF WHAT I WORK ON...

  • MODERN AND HISTORIC MAPS
  • HISTORIC DOCUMENTS
  • BOOKS AND OTHER BOUND MATERIAL
  • PHOTOGRAPHS
  • DRAWINGS
  • WATERCOLORS
  • PRINTED MATERIAL SUCH AS ENGRAVINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, AND POSTERS
  • SCROLLS


SOME OF WHAT I CAN FIX...

  • STABILIZATION AND LONG TERM PRESERVATION OF PAPER ARTIFACTS
  • REMOVAL OF MOST FORMS OF STAINING AND DISCOLORATION IN PAPER
  • TEARS, CREASES, AND HOLES IN PAPER
  • TAPE AND ADHESIVE REMOVAL AND THE STAINING RESULTING FROM AGED ADHESIVE
  • DAMAGE TO THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR OF BOOKS
  • MOLD REMEDIATION
  • DAMAGED FROM PRIOR FRAMING
  • MANY FORM OF DAMAGE TO PHOTOGRAPHS BACKING REMOVAL OF DETERIORATED BOARDS

THE PROCESS:
STEP 1:  ESTIMATES AND CONSULTATIONS FOR TREATMENTS CAN BE CONDUCTED AT NO COST
STEP 2:  ONCE THE ESTIMATE IS APPROVED THE PIECE WILL BE DIGITALLY DOCUMENTED, AND A FULL CONDITION 
               REPORT AND PROPOSAL WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CLIENT.
STEP 3:  ONCE THE PROPOSAL IS APPROVED THE TREATMENT WILL BEGIN.
                (NO TREATMENT WORK WILL BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT FULL DOCUMENTATION AND CONSENT OF THE OWNER
                OF THE ARTIFACT)
STEP 4:  AFTER TREATMENT IS COMPLETED THE PIECE WILL BE PHOTOGRAPHED AND A FINAL
               TREATMENT REPORT WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CLIENT UPON THE RETURN OF THE PIECE ALONG WITH A FINAL 
               INVOICE.

(NO TREATMENTS WILL BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT DOCUMENTATION AND A FULL REPORT.  ALL TREATMENTS ARE CONDUCTED WITH THE HIGHEST ETHICAL STANDARDS AS REQUIRED BY THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CONSERVATION CODE OF ETHICS)