Preserving Your Family Heirlooms

Jan 28, 2021   12:00 – 1:00 pm

This presentation is part of a virtual series hosted by the Friends of the Library and initiated by the Library Board of Advocates to share the wonders of the University Library at Illinois.

A Special Presentation by
Jennifer Hain Teper

Velde Professor and Head of Preservation Services

This workshop will introduce attendees to the importance of preserving fragile family books, papers, and photographs, and provide introductory information on how to do so. Topics that will be covered include general storage tips, problems to look for, examples of usual deterioration, and different types of possible treatments – both novice and professional. There will be time at the end of the workshop for any questions you may have about preserving your own family collection.

Registration is required