Providing collection care, preservation and conservation treatment services to collectors and collecting institutions.
Online Museum Classes
Archives include flat paper, photographs, bound pamphlets, books, small 3-dimensional objects, and magnetic media. The Archives Management course covers an introduction to the materials found in archives and typical use of these materials including use patterns, retrieval needs, finding aids, handling and exhibition. The last half of the course details optimum storage options for archival materials. Storage includes furniture, storage techniques, standardized and specialized housing such as folders and boxes and custom-made housings.
Participants in the Archives Management course work through sections on their own. Instructor Susan Duhl is available for scheduled email support. Materials and resources include online literature, slide lectures, dialog between students and online chats led by the instructor. The course is limited to 20 participants.
Archives Management lasts four weeks. Please sign up at http://www.museumclasses.org and pay at http://www.collectioncare.org/tas/tas.html If you have trouble please contact Helen Alten at firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Duhl is an Art Conservator in private practice specializing in art on paper and archival collections. She provides workshops, preservation consultations and conservation treatment to institutions and private individuals throughout the world. Susan treats works on paper, including prints, watercolors, drawings, wallpaper, documents, and 3-dimensional paper objects. Her work includes disaster response and recovery, consultations and collection surveys to determine condition, treatment and long-term care recommendations, and helping clients prioritize treatment needs. Her recent clients include the Library of Congress, the National Archives and Records Administration, The Woodmere Art Museum, and LaSalle and Lehigh University Art Museums. Susan completed her Master of Art degree and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation from the State University College at Buffalo Art Conservation Program. She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC) and founding member of the Art Conservator Alliance, www.ArtConservatorsAlliance.com
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