Next Meeting

Meeting Date and Place

  • Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  • Time: 6:45 - 9:00 PM (6:45 social time, 7:15 program begins)
  • Location: Wellington County Museum and Archives, 0536 Wellington County Road 18, in Fergus, Ontario
  • Topic: Preserving Records and Photographs

    Speakers: Patty Whan, Conservator and Karen Wagner, Archivist

Meeting Details

All are welcome to join Patty Whan, Conservator and Karen Wagner, Archivist at the Wellington County Museum and Archives. Participants will learn about flattening rolled papers, how to remove photos stuck in albums, and how to repair a tear in paper. Also, on view, will be examples of storing textiles common to family archives, such as samplers, quilts, and christening gowns. Included in this session will be a discussion on the digital preservation of photos and safe storage options.

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