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Category Archives: Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department

Highlighting the Collection through Preservation

This is the third in a three-part series on NYU’s athletic program and holdings within University Archives. For additional information about materials that document the athletics program, please visit http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/arch/athletics.htm These posts were a collaborative effort by staff in the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation

The Golden Age of Violet Football and Basketball

This is the second in a three-part series on NYU’s athletic program and holdings within University Archives. For additional information about materials that document the athletics program, please visit http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/arch/athletics.htm. These posts were a collaborative effort by staff in the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation

March Madness! Explore NYU’s Own Athletics History

This is the first in a three-part series on NYU’s athletic program and holdings within University Archives. For additional information about materials that document the athletics program, please visit http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/arch/athletics.htm These posts were a collaborative effort by staff in the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation

Preservation Week 2014: Tape Troubles and Treatments

Today’s post was written by Claire Kenny, Assistant Research Scholar in the Barbara Goldsmith Book and Paper Conservation Laboratory. As a paper conservator I spend a lot of time removing tape. The use of tape is ubiquitous; it is a fast, easy way to mend

Tamiment/Wagner Button Collection Rehousing Project

Today’s entry is written by Ariana Dunning, a graduate student in Museum Studies at New York University, working in the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department. The Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archive holds an extensive collection of political, labor, and protest buttons that have

Housing a Spanish Civil War Rifle

In late 2013, curators from the Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archives selected a Spanish Civil War-era rifle for rehousing treatment in the Barbara Goldsmith Book and Paper Conservation Lab. The rifle, which belongs to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) Artifacts collection, had been