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------------------------------------------------------------------------ The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) presents Architectural Records Symposium: Managing and Preserving Design Records Chicago, IL Monday, July 16 & Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Held at and cosponsored by the Chicago History Museum Are you or your colleagues involved in collecting, preserving, and/or providing access to architectural, landscape, and historic preservation records in cultural institutions or architectural firms? The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, with the Chicago History Museum, is pleased to present the program, Architectural Records Symposium: Managing and Preserving Design Records, to be held in Chicago, IL on July 16 & 17, 2007. This program is intended for archivists, librarians, curators, historic preservation officers, records managers, historians, and architects involved in the managing and collecting of design records. This program will address the challenges involved in managing architectural records collections, on both theoretical and practical levels, through case studies, lectures, and demonstrations. Participants will learn about the significance of architectural records; the array of materials and methods used to create them, from the earliest processes to those in use today; collecting policies; appraisal; intellectual control; preventive and remedial preservation measures; innovations in conservation treatment; methods of access; reformatting; and management of electronic files; as well as have opportunities to engage in discussions with fellow participants who are managing similar collections. For more information about this program and a program brochure and registration form, please visit our website at www.ccaha.org . For questions about the program, call CCAHA's Preservation Services office at 215.545.0613. Program speakers Lori Boyer, Exhibitions and Collections Manager, Department of Architecture and Design, Art Institute of Chicago Kristine Fallon, FAIA, President, Kristine Fallon and Associates, Inc. Joan Irving, Head of Paper Section, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts Bruce Laverty, Curator of Architecture, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia Waverly Lowell, Curator, Environmental Design Archives, College of Environmental Design, University of California William J. Maher, University Archivist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Tawny Ryan Nelb, Archivist and Records Consultant, Nelb Archival Consulting, Inc. Lois Olcott Price, Senior Conservator and Winterthur Assistant Professor in Art Conservation, Winterthur Museum and Country Estate Pauline Saliga, Executive Director, Society of Architectural Historians and Charnley-Persky House Museum Foundation Laura Tatum, Architectural Records Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library William Whitaker, Curator and Collections Manager, Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania Karen Widi, Library and Records Manager, Skidmore, Owing & Merrill LLP Mary Woolever, Archivist, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago Reception Registrants are invited to attend a reception and tour at the Charnley-Persky House Museum, national headquarters for the Society of Architectural Historians, after the program on July 16th. Pre-registration is required for the reception and a $10 fee applies. Chicago Architecture Tours CCAHA has arranged 2 tours for program participants on Sunday, July 15, 2007. The Chicago Architecture Foundation's acclaimed Architecture River Cruise spotlights more than 50 architecturally significant sites along the Chicago River. Symposium attendees are invited to cruise the city at 5:00 pm for the reduced rate of $22.00 per person. The Chicago History Museum has arranged a walking tour of Chicago's Gold Coast, a trip through the Astor Street historic district's opulent mansions and elegant town homes. This tour is being offered at 12:00 pm and costs $10.00 per person. Pre-registration and payment for both of these programs are required (see registration form). For more information or questions contact CCAHA. Program Fees Registration fee for two-day program, $250.00 Optional: Reception & Tour, Society of Architectural Historians, $10.00 River Cruise Architectural Tour, $22.00 Gold Coast Walking Tour, $10.00 Registrations must be postmarked by July 2, 2007. This program was developed under grants from the National Park Service and the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Laura Hortz Stanton Director of Preservation Services Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts 264 S. 23rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19103 Phone: 215-545-0613 Fax: 215-735-9313 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org -- H-MUSEUM H-Net Network for Museums and Museum Studies E-Mail: email@example.com WWW: http://www.h-museum.net