SIA RU007477, Washington Conservation Guild, Records, 1967-2006

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Summary

Creator:
Washington Conservation Guild
Title:
Records, 1967-2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Dates:
1967, 1967-2006
Summary:
The Washington Conservation Guild is a nonprofit organization of conservation professionals, based in Washington, D.C. While serving primarily as a forum for exchange of information among its members, the Guild also seeks to help non-conservators learn more about caring for their own art and artifacts. This collection includes newsletters; records kept by presidents, secretaries, and treasurers; membership information; meeting announcements; records of the nominating, bylaws and public outreach committees; and materials documenting lectures, workshops, seminars, publications and meetings.
Topics:
Historic preservation, Conservation and restoration
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, Collection descriptions, Audiotapes, Black-and-white photographs, Brochures, Newsletters
Local Number:
SIA RU007477
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)

Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7477

Washington Conservation Guild

Records, 1967-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Washington Conservation Guild
Title: Records
Dates: 1967-2006
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 7477
Language of Materials: English

Descriptive Entry

The Washington Conservation Guild (WGC) is a nonprofit organization of conservation professionals, based in Washington, D.C. While serving primarily as a forum for exchange of information among its members, the Guild also seeks to help non-conservators learn more about caring for their own art and artifacts.

This collection includes newsletters; records kept by presidents, secretaries, and treasurers; membership information; meeting announcements; records of the nominating, bylaws and public outreach committees; and materials documenting lectures, workshops, seminars, publications and meetings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7477, Washington Conservation Guild, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Washington Conservation Guild Newsletters 1976 through 2005 (27 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Newsletter Report, 1986

Box 1 of 4

Newsletter Editor (Ellen McCrady), 1980

Box 1 of 4

Newsletter Editor (Kathleen Betts), 1985

Box 1 of 4

Secretary (Alan Albright) papers, 1968-1969

Box 1 of 4

Secretary (Bethune Gibson) papers, 1969-1972

Box 1 of 4

Secretary (Joseph Columbus) papers, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 4

Secretary (Martha Goodway) papers, 1973-1975

Box 1 of 4

Secretary (Martha Goodway) papers, National Museum Act Program Grants, 1974-1975

Box 1 of 4

Secretary (Barbara Coffee) papers, 1975-1977

Box 1 of 4

Secretary (Jane Norman ) papers, 1977-1978

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Joan Mishara) papers, 1978-1980

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Merrily Smith) papers, 1980-1982

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Karen Garlick) papers, 1982-1984

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Doris Hamburg) papers, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Christine Smith ) papers, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Dianne van der Reyden ) papers, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Ingrid Neuman) papers, 1991-1993

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary papers, 1993-1995

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Rae Beaubien) papers, 1994-1996

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Marjory Cleveland) papers, 1996

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Rosemary Fallon) papers, 2001-2003

Box 1 of 4

Recording Secretary (Susan Peckham) papers, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 4

Membership Lists, 1970 through 1980 (11 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Membership Directory, 1980-2005 (missing 2001, 2003) (15 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Membership Secretary (Emily Klayman/Jacobson) papers, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 4

Membership Secretary papers, 2003-2005

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Members meeting announcements, 1967 through 2000 (missing 1975-1978, 1994-1995, 1998-2000) (29 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Old meeting announcements

Box 2 of 4

Meeting announcements, 1998-1999

Box 2 of 4

Meeting announcements, 2000-2001

Box 2 of 4

Meeting announcements, 2001-2002

Box 2 of 4

Meeting announcements, 2002-2003

Box 2 of 4

E. W. Fitzhugh, Membership records, schedule of mailings, 1978

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer, 1967

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Peter Powers) papers, 1967-1968

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Geoffrey Lemmer) papers, 1969-1970

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Fonda Thomsen) papers, 1970-1972

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (S. Williston) papers, 1972-1974

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Walter Angst) papers, 1974-1975

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Peter Michaels) papers, 1975-1977

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Dennis Dobson) papers, 1977-1978

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Cornelia Gill) papers, 1978-1980

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Nikki Horton) papers, 1980-1982

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Margaret Randall Ash) papers, 1982-1984

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Melanie Gifford) papers, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Karen Garlick) papers, 1985-1986

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Mary Ballard) papers, 1988-1990

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Melba Myers) papers, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Peter Mecklenburg) papers, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 4

Treasurer (Erica James) papers, 2000-2002

Box 2 of 4

President (Robert M. Organ) papers, 1967- 1968

Box 2 of 4

President (James B. Smith) papers, 1971-1973

Box 2 of 4

President (Victor Covey) papers, 1974

Box 2 of 4

President (Peter Waters) papers, 1975

Box 2 of 4

President (Martha Goodway) papers, 1975-c.1977

Box 2 of 4

President (Stewart Treviranus) papers, 1977-1979

Box 2 of 4

President (Eleanor McMillan) papers, 1979-1981

Box 2 of 4

President (Marian Dirda) papers, 1981-1983

Box 2 of 4

President (Merrily Smith) papers, 1983-1985

Box 2 of 4

President (Carolyn Rose) papers, 1986-1987

Box 2 of 4

President (Scott Odell) papers, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 4

Vice President (Shelley Sturman) papers, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 4

President (Arthur Page) papers, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 4

President (Ed McManus) papers, 2000-2001

Box 2 of 4

President (Linda Edquist) papers, 2001-2003

Box 2 of 4

Vice President (Emily Jacobson) papers, 2002-2003

Box 2 of 4

President (Emily Jacobson) papers, 2003-2005

Box 2 of 4

Annual Report, 2003-2004

Box 2 of 4

Vice President (Lisa Young) papers, 2004-2005

Box 2 of 4

Nominating Committee, 1968-1993

Box 2 of 4

Nominating Committee, 2000-2002

Box 2 of 4

Nominating Committee, 2003-2004

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws Committee, 1968

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws Committee, 1969

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws Committee, 1972

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws Committee, 1974

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws Committee, 1976

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws Committee, 1980

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws Committee, 1986

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

WCG Public Outreach Committee Photographs

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Booth and Business cards

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Booth

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Public Events, 1993

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Brochure, 1994

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Public Events, 1994-1996

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Public Events, 1997

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Website, 1997

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Brochure, 1998

Box 3 of 4

WCG Public Outreach Committee Public Events, 2005 (Nancy Pollak)

Box 3 of 4

Intern Committee (Joanne Klaar), 2004-2005

Box 3 of 4

Seminar on photography in conservation, 1968

Box 3 of 4

Microscopy for Conservators, 1973 (National Collection of Fine Arts, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, instructor: Walter McCrone)

Box 3 of 4

Rutherford J. Gettens Memorial Lecture, 1973 ("Silver in Ancient Greece and Byzantiou: Production and Art" Professor Constantin Conophagos)

Box 3 of 4

Synthetic Resins in Conservation, 1974 (instructor: Robert Feller) (no contents in folder)

Box 3 of 4

Conservation of the Wasa, 1975 (Library of Congress, Washington, DC, lecturer: Lars-Ake Kvarning)

Box 3 of 4

R. J. Gettens Memorial Lecture, 1975 (Laboratory Studies and Enjoyment of Art, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, lecturer: Cyril Stanley Smith) (no contents in folder)

Box 3 of 4

The Corrosion of Bronze and Other Ancient Metals, 1975 (Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, instructor: Marcel Pourbaix)

Box 3 of 4

Tour of Walters Art Gallery and Conservation Department, Baltimore, Maryland, 1976

Box 3 of 4

Treasures of Tutankamen Viewing, 1977

Box 3 of 4

Cleaning of paintings, 1979 (Georgetown University, Washington, DC)

Box 3 of 4

Microscopy for Conservators, 1978

Box 3 of 4

International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Congress, 1982, Washington, DC

Box 3 of 4

Pests, 1985 (Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC, 3 audiocassette tapes)

Box 3 of 4

Legal aspects of conservation (Robert Feller), 1985 and Robert Feller (no date) (2 audiocassette tapes)

Box 3 of 4

Health Hazards seminar, 1986 (Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC, instructor: Monona Rossol)

Box 3 of 4

Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL) lecture 5502, 1989 (Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC) and CAL lecture #7321, 1989 (Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC) (2 audiocassette tapes)

Box 3 of 4

X-Radiography course, 1992 (National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)

Box 3 of 4

"Preserving the Past" J. Paul Getty Museum videotape and video script

Box 3 of 4

WCG/Association for Preservation Technology, April 14, 1994

Box 3 of 4

Woodrow Wilson House 1995 Dupont/Kalorama House Tour

Box 3 of 4

WCG 30th Anniversary (1997) audiotape

Box 3 of 4

Special Project (2000) T-shirts

Box 3 of 4

Scientific Methodology Course (National Park Service, 2000) Instructor, Chandra Reedy

Box 3 of 4

Angel Project 2002, Friendship Fire Association

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

International Institute for Conservation (IIC) Congress Baltimore, 2002 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

IIC Contract

Box 4 of 4

IIC Exhibitors/posters

Box 4 of 4

IIC Banquet/Reception

Box 4 of 4

IIC Debbie Nolan, consultant

Box 4 of 4

IIC Tours

Box 4 of 4

IIC Hotel

Box 4 of 4

IIC Fundraising

Box 4 of 4

Publication Conservation Resources for Arts and Antiques (CRFAA), 2001

Box 4 of 4

CRFAA Sales, 1/4/2001 through 9/22/2004

Box 4 of 4

CRFAA Fulfillment Committee report, 2003

Box 4 of 4

CRFAA Directory Entries

Box 4 of 4

CRFAA Advertising

Box 4 of 4

CRFAA Publications Committee

Box 4 of 4

CRFAA Copyright

Box 4 of 4

CRFAA Editorial Committee

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 1 Environment drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 2 Western Painting drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 3 Portrait Miniatures drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 4 Paper drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 5 Photographs drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 6 Books drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 7 Textiles drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 8 Archeological Objects drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 9 Ethnographic Objects drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 10 Metals drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 11 Glass and ceramics drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 12 Stone Objects drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 13 Outdoor Sculpture drafts

Box 4 of 4

Chapter 14 Wood drafts

Box 4 of 4

WCG Officer & Director Handbook, 2003/2004; 2005/2006

Box 4 of 4

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) Special Recognition Award to WCG (2003)

Box 4 of 4

Photographs of Elizabeth Packard

Box 4 of 4

Sidney Williston Fund

Box 4 of 4

Angels Project, Congressional Cemetery, October 2004

Box 4 of 4

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