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Friday March 17 2017

CCAHA's 40th: University is Home to Precious Collection

    • University is home to precious collection

This article details CCAHA’s work on Villanova University’s McGarrity Collection, a large collection of objects related to Irish culture. 

Friday March 10 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Stewards of the Past

    • Stewards of the Past

This 1982 article features CCAHA’s work on the InterNorth Art Foundation’s collections, which were on permanent loan to the Joslyn Museum of Art in Omaha, Nebraska.

Friday March 3 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Restoration of Walter Drawings Continues

    • Restoration of Walter Drawings

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia’s Fall 1984 newsletter, Athenaeum Annotations, was a special conservation issue, highlighting the treatment of a recently-acquired collection of paintings and drawings of Thomas Ustick Walter, one of the foremost American architects of the 19th century.

Friday February 24 2017

CCAHA's 40th: The Declaration of Independence

    • The real thing image

This article highlights one of CCAHA’s early, high-profile projects: the 1984 treatment of a draft of the Declaration of Independence written in Thomas Jefferson’s hand.

Friday February 17 2017

CCAHA's 40th: A Clear Connection with the Past

    • A Clear Connection with the Past

This 1982 article discusses the conservation and preservation uses of a new material—Mylar—through an interview with and photos of CCAHA.

Friday February 10 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Keep History in Sight

    • Mission Keep history in sight

While assisting a library recover from a fire in late 1981, CCAHA’s conservators noticed additional issues with the way the objects were stored.

Friday February 3 2017

CCAHA's 40th: 10,000 Years of Work

    • 10,000 Years of Work JPG

This November 1982 profile of CCAHA touches on two salient concepts in the conservation field: standardized conservation training and the “inherent vice” of all objects.

Friday January 27 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Truly a Super Idea

    • Truly a Super Idea

Published in the January 1982 edition of the Association of Canadian Archivists Bulletin, this short blurb on CCAHA and its facilities lauds the development and use of new technologies.

Friday January 20 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Conservation Center Seeks Local Support

    • First three press releases images

As a nonprofit, CCAHA has long relied on grant funding. CCAHA’s first three press releases tell this story.

Friday January 13 2017

CCAHA's 40th: Soul of the New Center

    • Paper work soul of the new center

This article discusses CCAHA's beginnings, detailing how CCAHA was founded to serve small- to medium-sized collecting institutions.

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