Marieka R Kaye
Posts tagged with conservation in Blog Beyond the Reading Room
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November 2, 2022 •
Do you have questions about how our conservators care for our collection materials? 4th November is #AskAConservator Day! Conservators Marieka Kaye and Amy Crist will be responding to your questions over on Twitter.
October 25, 2022 •
Have you been traveling? Visiting exhibits at museums and libraries? Check out materials from our collections currently out on loan for exhibition!
April 20, 2022 •
Conservation Technician, Brooke Adams, describes the complex treatment of an International Good Roads Tour Scrapbook, part of SCRC's Transportation History Collection. The scrapbook was compiled by William Sydnor Gilbreath Sr., a businessman and strong supporter of the Good Roads Movement (GRM). The scrapbook was created during Gilbreath’s participation in the 1920 International Good Roads Tour through Michigan and southeastern Ontario.
April 4, 2022 •
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (12 April) at 4 pm EDT for our final After Hours virtual open house of the term featuring the collection of William Morris’s Kelmscott Press books held at the Special Collections Research Center
March 4, 2022 •
Third in a series of guest posts from Shaoyi Qian, summer 2021 Baker Fellow at the U-M Library's conservation lab, describing her work on several pop-up and moveable books.
January 20, 2022 •
Second in a series of guest posts from Shaoyi Qian, summer 2021 Baker Fellow at the U-M Library's conservation lab, describing her work on several pop-up and moveable books.
December 16, 2021 •
First in a series of guest posts from Shaoyi Qian, summer 2021 Baker Fellow at the U-M Library's conservation lab, describing her work on several pop-up and moveable books
September 11, 2020 •
There are many beautiful and fascinating medieval and Renaissance manuscripts that can be viewed in the reading room of the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). Out of the hundreds of manuscripts found at U-M, copied in many languages and representing various cultural traditions, including those of western Europe, Byzantium, and Islam, I will be focusing on Mich. Ms. 152, an extraordinary medieval manuscript containing St. Augustine's De doctrina christiana.
March 26, 2020 •
The Renaissance and Medieval Manuscript Collection belonging to the University of Michigan Library consists of an impressive array of medieval and early modern manuscripts from multiple cultures and languages, including Greek, Latin, Armenian, and Ethiopian. Fortunately, many of the manuscripts within this collection have largely been left in their original bindings and most damages have gone untreated.
March 12, 2020 •
The University of Michigan Library and the Detroit Institute of Arts have recently collaborated in a project to produce x-ray images of the hidden structure inside a fourteenth-century Greek manuscript binding.