Fixing Everything but the Typos: Preserving Rare Books and Records from the Christ Church Archives (Virtual on Zoom)

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Over the last 15 years Richard Homer, Senior Book Conservator at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, and his colleagues have helped Christ Church halt the deterioration of our archives. The archives, stored in the church itself for more than two centuries, lived in conditions not ideal for the storage of paper. Pages working loose from […]

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The Weeping Time Slave Auction: Why Memory Matters (Virtual on Zoom)

Virtual on Zoom

Author Anne C. Bailey will join us to discuss her book The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History. Over 400 men, women, and children were sold by the Butler Plantation estates in 1859. This book analyzes the operation of this auction and traces the lives of slaves before, during, and after […]

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