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Physical Conservation – Archival enclosures

By admin | 27 July 2014 | 0 Comments

The team spent weeks earlier this year measuring every single volume and artefact, recording their sizes, collating the data, and ordering archival enclosures for each item. On May 26th Peter van Reenen from Jansen Beuns Wijsmuller, the Netherlands supplier of conservation enclosures, visited the project and provided valuable information for further conservation care in the future.

The conservation materials have now arrived from in the Netherlands and their introduction into the Collection will be carefully managed over the next few months.

Phase 2 & 3

By admin | 20 April 2014 | 0 Comments

In July 2013 we began the next phases of the project. These focus on:

Our first workshop with Church council and congregants

By admin | 20 April 2014 | 0 Comments

On 25 January 2014 our first workshop with Church council and congregants set out where we have been, where we are and where we are going. We established ethical and principled approaches for care of the collection, and formulated guidelines for gaining access to the archives that are acceptable to the Church. We discussed and agreed in principle some preliminary research topics that would most benefit the Church.