While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.
Graphic designer Rex Parker will speak about Frederic Goudy's typographic collaborations with his wife Bertha and with the English author H.G. Wells. Works designed and printed by the Goudys from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library's collections will be on display at the event. This event is free and open to the public; all are welcome.
Please join us for the 29th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture on "The evolving library profession and education driving social justice: a perspective from the Global South"