Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices Forums Subscribe Archives
Today is August 22, 2014
home newssports feature opinion happenings society obits techtips

Front Page » June 11, 2002 » Local News » Residents Informed on Preserving Heirlooms During Roadshow
Published 4,455 days ago

Residents Informed on Preserving Heirlooms During Roadshow


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


The preservation roadshow provided information on how to preserve family heirlooms.

A Preservation Roadshow on "Preserving Family Memories" was presented by Randy Silverman, Preservation Libarian from the University of Utah Marriott Library on May 11. The Roadshow was held at the Museum of the San Rafael in Castle Dale and hosted by the Emery County Archives and the Elmo "Lily of the Valley" Camp of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

The lecture and slide presentation was very informative and focused on the history of papermaking, photography and reservation tips for documents and photos.

During the Preservation Clinic, county residents brought in family heirlooms such as a fur coat, 1930-era taffeta gown, 1900-era high top shoe, old photo album, letters, painting, photographs, quilts and crochet work. Also brought in was a collection of old family business ledgers and an old family bible, cica-late 1800s. The ledgers and bible brought about an impromptu lecture on types of ink and higher quality paper used in ledgers during that time period, and traveling bible salesmen (and even women) on the different types of printing and binding available for bibles in the late 1800s. Silverman repaired torn places on letters and books advised on preserving and storing items and provided archival boxes and folders to some participants.

The Emery County Archives is considering the possibility of hosting another Preservation Roadshow in the fall or winter. It will include Randy Silverman, as well as others who are equally qualified, and will provide more in-depth preservation tips and assistance in repairing and preserving your heirlooms. If you would like to see a program of this size presented in Emery County again, please call Shirley Spears at 381-2671.


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


Top of Page


 
Local News  
June 11, 2002
Recent Local News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories



Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Emery County Progress, 2000-2008. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Emery County Progress.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us
z