In This Issue

Architect of the Capitol and The Friends of Iolani Palace Receive 2010 Collections Award
Historic seats of government on opposite sides of the country are receiving the 2010 Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Preservation and Care of Collections, presented annually by Heritage Preservation and the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Learn more

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Connecting to Collections: Raising the Bar Workshops for Libraries, Archives and Museums
Libraries and museums nationwide have, as a result of the Connecting to Collections initiative, gained information and inspiration for the care of their collections. Webinars are to be made available nationally in the fall of 2010! Learn more


Save Wet Books!
Just in time for hurricane season, Heritage Preservation unveils a new How-To resource for the public on salvaging water damaged books. Learn more.

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Alliance for Response Summer of Activity
Alliance for Response networks aren’t taking summer vacations! Several networks have made significant progress! Learn more.

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Deadline Approaching Swiftly for Nominations for 2011 CAA-Heritage Preservation Joint Award
Nominations Solicited for the 2011 CAA-Heritage Preservation Joint Award for Distinction in Scholarship and Conservation – Deadline August 31, 2010 Learn more.

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Alliance for Response Highlight: Savannah Heritage Emergency Response
The newest member of our Alliance family, Savannah, Georgia, has formally organized as Savannah Heritage Emergency Response (SHER). Links to their organizational material made available. Learn more.


Emergency Response and Salvage Wheel translated to Arabic
The Emergency Response and Salvage Wheel is now in Arabic. Other translations are available too! Learn more.


Conservators Complete Visits to Veterans' Cemetery Monuments
Just before Memorial Day, project director Kristen Laise had the opportunity to observe the site visit at Winchester National Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia. Learn more.


CAP’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Continues
An article about the 20th anniversary of the Conservation Assessment Program has been published in the Spring 2010 issue of the American Association of State and Local History’s (AASLH) History News magazine. Also, help us welcome the new CAP Advisory Committee members! Learn more.



Emergency Management Textbook Features Chapter on Cultural Heritage
FEMA’s Emergency Management Higher Education Conference attracts faculty, administrators, and a variety of other experts every year. In 2009, a panel organized by Heritage Preservation presented the first-ever session on cultural heritage and emergency management. A chapter based on the session is available in a new book from the Public Entity Risk Institute, Integrating Emergency Management into Higher Education Studies: Ideas, Programs, and Strategies. Learn more.


Deadline Roundup

AIC-Heritage Preservation Award

Connecting to Collections

Save Wet Books

Alliance for Response Summer Update

CAA-Heritage Preservation Award

Savannah Heritage Emergency Response

The Salvage Wheel in Arabic

Site Visit to Monuments

CAP's 20th Celebration

Emergency Management Textbook

Deadline Roundup

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