Conservation Department case files

Conservation Department case files

Dates: 1981-2012

Materials consist of case files documenting the conservation work done by the Harold B. Lee Library Conservation Department. Included are case files containing conservation worksheets, replaced book covers, or film slides. Dated 1981 to 2012.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft). -- 5 cartons (5 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harold B. Lee Library Conservation Department. -- Harold B. Lee Library Preservation Department.
  • Call Number: UA 5675
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years (until 2037) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Conservation Department Case Files must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 5675; Conservation Department case files; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5675, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from the Harold B. Lee Library Conservation Department in March 2014.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Harold B. Lee Library Conservation Department; March 2014.
Subject Terms
Archives--Conservation and restoration; Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Reports; Slides (Photography)
Processing Information
Processed; Hannah Waddel; May 2014.
Appraisal Information
University records (University Archives Collecting Policy February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA5675
Finding Aid Title
Conservation Department case files
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Hannah Waddel
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:33-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Harold B. Lee Library Preservation Department (1979-1997) functioned to preserve and repair all library materials.

In 1979, Conservation and Repair was renamed to the Preservation Department. It contained the Conservation Lab, Book Repair, and Bindery Preparation. It was dissolved in 1997.

Administrative History

The Harold B. Lee Library Conservation Department (1997- ) functions to preserve library materials that are rare, valuable, old, or damaged.

In 1997 the Harold B. Lee Library Preservation Department was dissolved. The Conservation Laboratory was made into the Conservation Department and placed under the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. Mark Pollei served as the Department Chair from 1997-2012.



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