Conservation and Digitization of the Yongle Dadian
Alan Haley, a Senior Preservation Specialist, and Dan Paterson, a Senior Conservator, will discuss the conservation treatment and digitization of the “Yongle Dadian,” a 16th-century manuscript encyclopedia comprising 11,095 volumes that record Chinese life and culture.
American Book Design Buffet
Leslie Long, a Senior Preservation Specialist in the Conservation Division, will focus on three important figures — John Feely, Sarah Wyman Whitman and Margaret Armstrong — who worked between 1870 and 1920, during the so-called golden age of book design, characterized by books published with beautiful covers for everyday buyers.
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