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Post ID: 5601

Handled with care or roughly treated– books accept all kinds of love. (via likearegularbookworm) ಠ_ಠ LOVE YOUR BOOKS GENTLY, PEOPLE.

Kathmandu Cultural Emergency Crowdmap

conservethis: View image | gettyimages.com This crowd map aims to collect on the ground reports of the damage caused to cultural heritage in Nepal as a result of the earthquake on 25 April 2015. Every humanitarian emergency has a cultural dimension. When culture is affected, the […]

Post ID: 5603

conservethis: (via https://vine.co/v/eZ6OAdU31OO) Doing some spray deacidification with our Bookkeeper system here in the conservation lab. (Source: https://vine.co/)

Post ID: 5605

othmeralia: As any archivist will tell you, it’s a momentous day when you put shiny, new box labels on the collection you’ve just finished processing. 105 boxes later, here’s my newest pride and joy: Photographs from the Records & Ephemera of Hercules Inc.! Over the past […]

Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix turns neighbors into foes

Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix turns neighbors into foes

Post ID: 5609

msulconservationlab: A few weeks ago I asked for advice on how to make a box for our chained binding (see post here). The chain extends out from the lower board on the foredge, and the first link is fixed in place. In addition, the book […]

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southwestcollectionarchives: He just wants to sit down and read the Matador Ranch Land Book. But this gif won’t let him. (Footage of frustration courtesy of Texas in Review, 1954)

Post ID: 5618

(via https://vine.co/v/eZ6OAdU31OO) Doing some spray deacidification with our Bookkeeper system here in the conservation lab. (Source: https://vine.co/)

Post ID: 5620

digitalproductionunit: Ghostly Voices From Thomas Edison’s Dolls Can Now Be Heard Be sure to listen to the “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” audio track. Way more scary than cuddly for sure.

Post ID: 5623

risilovesink: Behold this majestic air bison that someone upstairs found. It nearly has more cords than sections, and someone clearly missed the “thin out” between “fray cords” and “twist ends”. Another classmate donated some boards to the cause that were about the right size but about a centimeter […]