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American Philosophical Society
Preserving Useful Knowledge: A History of Collections Care at the APS Library: Transactions, APS (Vol. 111, Part 1)
This book traces the history of collections care at the American Philosophical Society (APS) as revealed through its minute books, treasurersí receipts, and librariansí correspondence. It also examines the physical evidence presented by books and documents that were repaired by former restorers and conservators, including Library of Congress manuscript restorer William Berwick, book and manuscript restorer Carol Rugh (later Caorlyn Horton), and the Societyís first full-time conservator, Willman Spawn. Their painstaking repairs, which have not always aged well, present both a vital historical record and an ongoing challenge for todayís conservators. Illus.
Queen of Sicily and Gothic Stained Glass in Mussy and Tonnerre: Transactions, APS (vol. 88, part 3)
Benjamin Franklin's First Govít. Printing: The PA General Loan Office Mortgage Register of 1729, & Subsequent Franklin Mortgage Registers & Bonds
Isaiah Berlin's Counter-Enlightenment (Transaction 93-5)
Manuscripts of Sedulius: A Provisional Handlist: Transactions, APS (vol. 85, part 5)
William Croone, on The Reason of the Movement of the Muscles (Transaction 90-1)
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