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Treatment 2017 innovation in conservation and collection care : abstract book : 45th annual meeting, Hyatt Regency Chicago, May 28-June 2, 2017 AIC, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Title:
Innovation in conservation and collection care
Abstract book
Author:
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Meeting (45th : 2017 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Publisher:
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  Search this
Physical description:
121 pages 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
2017
Topic:
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Art objects--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111849

Emergency! preparing for disasters and confronting the unexpected in conservation : joint 44th annual meeting & 42nd annual conference, May 13-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada, Palais des Congrès CAC ACCR, Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property [and] AIC, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Title:
Abstract book
Joint 44th annual meeting & 42nd annual conference, May 13-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada, Palais des Congrès
Joint 44th annual meeting and 42nd annual conference, May 13-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada, Palais des Congrès
Author:
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Meeting (44th : 2016 : Montreal, Canada)  Search this
Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property Conference (42nd : 2016 : Montreal, Canada)  Search this
Publisher:
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  Search this
Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property  Search this
Physical description:
152 pages illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
2016
Topic:
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Natural disasters  Search this
Disaster relief  Search this
Emergency management  Search this
Art objects--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111850

License to translate and publish agreement between SPNHC and the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), 2011 [Jena-Marc Gagnon file]

Collection Creator::
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 7/11/1990 Agreement of Transfer; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-198, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Records
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Records
Records / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-198-refidd1e2084

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) - Council meeting notes, reports, 1990-1992

Collection Creator::
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections  Search this
Container:
Box 10 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 7/11/1990 Agreement of Transfer; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-198, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Records
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Records
Records / Box 10
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-198-refidd1e5535

Louis Pomerantz papers, 1937-1988, bulk 1950-1988

Creator:
Pomerantz, Louis, 1919-1988  Search this
Subject:
Wilke, Ulfert  Search this
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)  Search this
Stolow, Nathan  Search this
Konrad, Anton  Search this
Feller, Robert L.  Search this
International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  Search this
Eastman Kodak Company  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Rijksmuseum (Netherlands)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Interviews
Illustrations
Sound recordings
Topic:
Flood damage -- Italy -- Florence  Search this
Museum conservation methods -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Conservation and restoration -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Conservation and restoration -- Technique  Search this
Museum conservation methods -- Technique  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9552
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211752
AAA_collcode_pomeloui
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211752
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The mechanical behavior of artists' acrylic paints with changing temperature and relative humidity

Author:
Erlebacher, J. D.  Search this
Mecklenburg, Marion F.  Search this
Tumosa, Charles S.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1992
Topic:
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_87988

Laws and Licensing: Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)

Author:
Parker, Thomas  Search this
Ballard, Mary W.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1997
Topic:
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_56020

Louis Pomerantz papers

Creator:
Pomerantz, Louis  Search this
Names:
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Eastman Kodak Company  Search this
International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  Search this
Rijksmuseum (Netherlands)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Feller, Robert L.  Search this
Konrad, Anton  Search this
Stolow, Nathan  Search this
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)  Search this
Wilke, Ulfert, 1907-1987  Search this
Extent:
34.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Interviews
Illustrations
Sound recordings
Date:
1937-1988
bulk 1950-1988
Summary:
The papers of Chicago art conservator, Louis Pomerantz, measure 34.2 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1988, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1950s-1980s. The papers document two principal aspects of Pomerantz's professional life: his conservation work for institutions and individuals, and the development of his professional expertise as documented through his writings and teachings, his continued conservation training, and his involvement in professional organizations. Files include scattered biographical material, professional correspondence, interviews, writings, project and client files, teaching and reference files, printed material, and photographic material primarily documenting conservation treatments and techniques.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Chicago art conservator, Louis Pomerantz, measure 34.2 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1988, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1950s-1980s. The papers document two principal aspects of Pomerantz's professional life: his conservation work for institutions and individuals, and the development of his professional expertise as documented through his writings and teachings, his continued conservation training, and his involvement in professional organizations. Files include scattered biographical material, professional correspondence, interviews, writings, project and client files, teaching and reference files, printed material, and photographic material primarily documenting conservation treatments and techniques.

Biographical material includes military and educational records, as well as resumés and references from various art institutions and individuals.

Pomerantz's professional correspondence is with other conservators including Anton J. Konrad, Nathan Stolow, and Jean Volkmer, conservation scientists such as Robert L. Feller, and people who assisted Pomerantz early in his career such as George Stout. Also documented is Pomerantz's relationship with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) which undertook his traveling Know What You See exhibition, his involvement with museums and other art institutions, and companies who developed and manufactured conservation equipment such as Eastman Kodak.

Interviews include circa 9 radio station interviews on sound tape reels and sound cassettes of Pomerantz individually or with others, including a recording of a conversation regarding the Florence flood.

Writings and notes are by Pomerantz and include typescripts, notes and background material for lectures and papers delivered from the 1950s-1980s. Also found is a portfolio of his writings from 1962-1978, and a notebook Pomerantz compiled while working at the Rijksmuseum which includes notes, hand-drawn colored illustrations and photographs of conservation techniques.

Project/client files form the largest series and document Pomerantz's work, both in private practice and as conservator at the Art Institute of Chicago, through conditions reports, recommendations for and records of treatment, related correspondence, financial documentation, and photographic material.

Teaching and reference files comprise material gathered by Pomerantz during participation in professional organizations and events, such as the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, and the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Also found are subject files, consisting of reference material and correspondence, on a wide range of conservation-related subjects.

Personal business records from the 1950s consist of receipts for conservation-related supplies and one folder of business tax records.

Printed material primarily includes news clippings documenting Pomerantz's career up to and including the 1970s, clippings on conservation-related news, blank postcards of artwork, and two exhibition catalogs.

Photographic material includes images demonstrating a wide variety of conservation techniques, including sets of slides used for lectures and presentations, and images of Pomerantz at work. Also found are photos of artists including Ulfert Wilke. Photographic media include black and white and color photos, slides, glass slides, X-rays and corresponding prints, negatives and 5 glass plate negatives.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 9 series. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1940s-1980s (12 folders; Boxes 1, 33)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1940s-1988 (3.6 linear feet; Boxes 1-4)

Series 3: Interviews, 1961-circa 1970s (8 folders; Box 4)

Series 4: Writings and Notes, 1950s-1980s (2.8 linear feet; Box 7)

Series 5: Project/Client Files, 1950s-1987 (13.8 linear feet; Boxes 7-20)

Series 6: Teaching and Reference Files, 1940s-1980s (3.9 linear feet; Boxes 20-24)

Series 7: Personal Business Records, 1950s (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 24-25)

Series 8: Printed Material, 1937-1970s (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 25, 33)

Series 9: Photographic Material, 1940s-1980s (8.4 linear feet; Boxes 25-36, OV 37, MGP 1)
Biographical / Historical:
Chicago art conservator Louis Pomerantz (1919-1988), established and operated the conservation lab at the Art Institute of Chicago and then maintained a private practice conducting conservation work for individual collectors and various museums and art institutions in the midwest.

Pomerantz had originally intended to be an artist and enrolled at the Art Students League. After serving in World War II, he returned to Europe to study conservation as an apprentice to a private restorer in Paris, followed by a year spent working under the chief restorer at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, and study at the Courtauld Institute and the National Gallery in London. As head of the Art Institute of Chicago's first conservation lab from 1956-1961, Pomerantz employed new and emerging techniques such as powerful binocular microscopes, ultra-violet, infra-red and X-ray machines to study paintings, and a hot table to bond new canvasses to support old ones. Following his resignation from the Art Institute of Chicago to pursue his private practice, Pomerantz organized conservation training programs, and wrote widely on conservation. He served on the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) and was a member of the committee which adopted the AIC's first code of ethics for art conservators in May 1967. He became consultant to various art and natural history museums including the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, where he formed part of the conservation team that completed an extensive renovation of the museum's Javanese gamelan ensemble composed of 23 brass and wood musical instruments.The gamelan was presented and played for the first time since 1893 in 1978, following the restoration.

Pomerantz also organized several museum exhibitions on conservation, including Know What You See, which was shown at more than 100 museums around the United States, Canada and Mexico, as part of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).
Provenance:
The Louis Pomerantz papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Else Pomerantz in 1988.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington D.C. research center. Use of audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Louis Pomerantz papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Conservators -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Flood damage -- Italy -- Florence  Search this
Museum conservation methods -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Conservation and restoration -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Conservation and restoration -- Technique  Search this
Museum conservation methods -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Interviews
Illustrations
Sound recordings
Citation:
Louis Pomerantz papers, 1937-1988, bulk 1950s-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.pomeloui
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Archives of American Art
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Female figure with child

Object Name:
kosi
Maker:
Punu artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.2 x 3.9 x 4.1 cm (4 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nguniê River region, Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Divination  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-9-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f41630a8-b7e2-4f3f-baeb-0a023d9224a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-9-1

Jar

Maker:
Chewa artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, resin
Dimensions:
W x D: 63.5 x 63.5 cm (25 x 25 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Lilongwe region, Malawi
Date:
ca. 1985
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
87-2-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7fe25a55e-6f1a-4ec4-9b61-59f3b3cd8979
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_87-2-1

Male figure

Object Name:
nkisi nkondi
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass, iron, pigment, cloth, plant fiber, horn, nails
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 42.7 x 26.6 x 19.3 cm (16 13/16 x 10 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
musical instrument  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kuhn
Object number:
91-22-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys78697ab57-531e-439b-824d-911de19424d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_91-22-1

Figure

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 x 9.5 x 9 cm (13 x 3 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Date:
Unknown
Topic:
Human  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-119
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70feb8a01-001a-4a2e-b5c2-75db03bb0955
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-119

Female figure

Maker:
Dogon artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, encrustation
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 37 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm (14 9/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Mali
Date:
19th to early 20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-41
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys75339fd32-768c-497e-b4e6-5b765ee07158
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-41

Sheath

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Glass beads, cloth
Dimensions:
Overall: 133 x 35.2 x 11.6 cm (52 3/8 x 13 7/8 x 4 9/16 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Irawo village, Oyo region, Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
Agricultural  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-71.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7af5f87f9-ec2e-4b68-a751-0ec550a85cfd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-71.2

Heddle pulley

Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.5 x 6.6 x 5.5 cm (8 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Weaving  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-7-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys745d04685-3f28-4f04-9f90-3a9d4ef13746
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-7-1

Knife

Maker:
Mangbetu artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron, ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39 x 21.5 x 3.8 cm (15 3/8 x 8 7/16 x 1 1/2in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Harold Rome
Object number:
80-21-35
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a5259891-7c93-46b3-827e-0b3898f9edeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_80-21-35

Hunting horn

Maker:
Temne artist  Search this
Sapi-Portuguese style  Search this
Bullom artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 64.2 x 16.4 x 9 cm (25 1/4 x 6 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Date:
Late 15th century
Topic:
Hunting/Fishing  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
dog  Search this
foreigner  Search this
weapon  Search this
Writing  Search this
tree  Search this
cross  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-9
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e9eeb878-48af-4cd7-a3a3-6fe56c82b7e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-9

Man's ensemble

Object Name:
ashoke
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Cloth
Dimensions:
Tunic; H x W: 122 x 177cm (48 1/16 x 69 11/16in.) Pants: H x W: 106.3 x 65cm (41 7/8 x 25 9/16in.); Cylindrical hat; H x W: 21 x 18 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan
Object number:
2004-10-34
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7c13cb43e-b3b6-4e43-8fa4-7f5ff2dfb788
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2004-10-34

Book and Paper Group annual

Author:
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Book and Paper Group  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1983
1983-
Topic:
Books--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Paper--Preservation  Search this
Call number:
Z701 .B724
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_276486

Headrest

Maker:
Tsonga artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.6 x 53.7 x 8.3 cm (5 3/4 x 21 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
vicitnity of Fort Marabastad, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Date:
ca. 1890
Topic:
elephant  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
91-14-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys715e2f4b9-5167-4358-bbaf-6126ab3f4f09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_91-14-1

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