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PG-50820-10Preservation and Access: Preservation Assistance GrantsWesleyan UniversityPreservation Assessment of the Henry Bacon Papers1/1/2010 - 6/30/2011$5,810.00Susan Taraba   Wesleyan UniversityMiddletownCT06459-3208USA2009Library SciencePreservation Assistance GrantsPreservation and Access5810058100

A preservation assessment of the papers of the architect Henry Bacon (1866-1924), including his architectural drawings, blueprints, construction photographs, correspondence, and scrapbooks documenting more than eighty commissions throughout the United States. A highlight of the collection is the extensive archives of material on the building of the Lincoln Memorial.

Wesleyan University's project is to commission a professional conservation assessment of the papers of Henry Bacon, the architect of the Lincoln Memorial. This assessment will include a treatment proposal and estimates for preservation work.