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American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, MA 01609-1634)
John B. Hench (Project Director: December 2005 to May 2006)
Vincent Golden (Project Director: May 2006 to July 2009)

PT-50030-06
Save America's Treasures
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2005 – 5/31/2009

Conservation of the Newspaper Collections

The Society maintains one copy of rare and original North American newspapers created before 1877. Acid-free enclosures will be provided for 2,000 volumes in order to stabilize bindings and diminish future damage in handling. Additionally, 90 volumes will receive conservation treatment to address damaged bindings and repair torn pages.