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Tag Archives: Boston College Conservation Lab
As the Bookbuilders of Boston intern for the 2011-2012 academic year, I have the privilege to work with the Burns Library staff learning the ins and outs of a special collections library and the book trade. This semester, my time … Continue reading
This summer the conservation lab, despite its location in the basement of the John J. Burns Library, rose to the heights. You may recall from the Conservator’s Notebook entry posted on July 5th that my assistant, Robert Williams, and I were about … Continue reading
Along with the opening of another academic year and a much-anticipated abatement in the summer’s blaze, September will bring a brand-new season of the popular show Glee. Whether you are an avid viewer or, like me, make an earnest effort … Continue reading
In my last blog post, I wrote about the outstanding interns who worked in my lab during the academic year. I now want to introduce you to the Boston College student who is my summer assistant. Robert Williams, an English … Continue reading
During this academic year I have had three excellent interns assisting in the conservation lab here in the John J. Burns Library. They are: Erin Garrity, Bookbuilders of Boston intern; Lauren Zajac, Boston College honors student; and Fionnuala Gerrity, North … Continue reading