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Conservation Issues

Conservation Issues

When the Clements Library acquired the Burbeck papers in 2014, approximately 250 items were in need of treatment and repair by the Clements’s Conservation Department. Some of the manuscripts only required simple repairs while others had much larger, and more time-consuming conservation needs. These manuscripts have now been fully repaired. Below are some representative photographs of conservation issues associated with items in the Burbeck papers:



Water Damage