Posts tagged CAP

Tip of the CAP: The Great Rehousing Project

The Society applied for and was thrilled to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. This is Part IV of a series of posts regarding the CAP assessment. (Here are Part I, Part II, and Part III).  One of the recommendations made in the report was the rehousing of the Ephemera Collection. We’re so […]

Backstage: The Down Side of Framing

Backstage is an occasional series covering the behind-the-scenes actions that are part of collections care. We’ll delve into the decisions regarding rehousing collections of all kinds, and explore different methods of collections processing, from manuscripts to panoramic photographs to ephemera. We’ll tackle the tug of war between preservation concerns, the commitment to access for researchers […]

Tip of the CAP: Immediate Action

Tip of the CAP: Immediate Action

The Society applied for and was thrilled to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. This is Part III of a series of posts regarding the CAP assessment. (Here are Part I and Part II).  Here’s a look at a few of the initial recommendations made during the CAP site visit, and the actions […]

Tip of the CAP: The Site Visit

Tip of the CAP: The Site Visit

The Society applied for and was thrilled to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. This is Part II of a series of posts regarding the CAP assessment. (Here’s Part I). Let’s take a general look at how the site visit works. Consultants Michael Henry and Wendy Jessup have a long history of partnering […]

Tip of the CAP: The HSW Conservation Assessment

Tip of the CAP: The HSW Conservation Assessment

The Society applied for and was thrilled to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. This is Part I of a series of posts regarding the CAP assessment. The Society is one of three D.C.-based institutions to receive a 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant. (The Heurich House Museum and the National Museum for […]