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Forbes Library (Northampton, MA 01060-3713)
Julie Bartlett Nelson (Project Director: May 2011 to June 2014)

Preservation Assistance Grants
Preservation and Access

$2,249 (approved)
$1,791 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2012 – 6/30/2013

Preservation Workshop to Preserve Museum Collections

Hiring a consultant to present a one-day preservation workshop to staffs of small museums and libraries. The collections include photographs, historic documents, manuscripts, journals and diaries, maps, costumes and uniforms, furniture, firearms, pottery, agricultural tools, and household items that are related to the social and cultural history of western Massachusetts.

The Pioneer Valley History Network, Inc. (PVHN) and the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library & Museum (CCPLM) at Forbes Library seek a Preservation Assistance Grant of $2249 to present a one-day workshop entitled Preservation Issues for Small Museums to representatives of 20 to 25 historical organizations in the Spring of 2012. The host institutions will contract with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), of Andover, Massachusetts, who will deliver the training workshop. The workshop will be presented at no cost to the participants.