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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (San Jose, CA 95112-3639)
Joyce Ertel Hulbert (Project Director: May 2010 to October 2012)

Preservation Assistance Grants
Preservation and Access

$4,175 (approved)
$4,175 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2011 – 6/30/2012

Preservation Assessment and Planning for Textile Collections

A preservation assessment and the acquisition of environmental monitoring equipment and other supplies leading to the development of a long-range plan to preserve a permanent collection of 830 quilts, items of clothing, and other textiles, including materials from North America, Asia, Latin America, and Africa.

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles seeks a NEH Preservation Assistance Grant to 1) undertake an overall preservation assessment of the Museum’s permanent collection; 2) develop a long-range plan for collections preservation; 3) purchase environmental monitoring equipment; and 4) train staff and volunteers in the use of new equipment.