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Wednesday, May 30 • 10:30am - 6:30pm
Texas A&M Libraries New Conservation Lab Tour FULL

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Join your colleagues on this special access tour of the libraries’ new preservation spaces and hybrid conservation lab, in addition to tours of collection highlights from the Cushing Memorial Library & Archives. Texas A&M University campus is located in College Station, about 90 minutes from Houston and transportation is provided. After your pleasant drive through Texas country, you will arrive just in time for lunch, included in this event, and your tour experience will begin in Cushing.
  • Presentation about the design and build of the Preservation spaces and conservation lab as part the overall Libraries’ renovation, a 7.4-million-dollar three year project.
  • Tours of preservation spaces and conservation lab
  • A behind-the-scenes view of the annual Book History Workshop*, including a period-accurate working English common press
  • A guided tour of the exhibit: The Angel in the Marble: Selections from the Berger-Cloonan Collection of Decorated Paper
  • Highlights from one of the largest Science Fiction and Fantasy research collections in the world, which includes the archives of George R.R. Martin, creator of Game of Thrones.
  Support for this tour has been generously provided by Texas A&M University Libraries.  

Wednesday May 30, 2018 10:30am - 6:30pm MDT
Texas A&M University Libraries
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