Archives Unlocked: Trash or Treasure? It’s Up to You! Tips to Preserve and Protect Your Keepsakes

Published on : 30 Dec 2021

Archives Unlocked: Trash or Treasure? It’s Up to You! Tips to Preserve and Protect Your Keepsakes

Archives Unlocked: Trash or Treasure? It’s Up to You! Tips to Preserve and Protect Your Keepsakes

 

Memorabilia and family heirlooms are treasures that can be easily damaged by heat, humidity, light, pests and even handling.

 

All objects deteriorate over time, but there are ways you can store and handle these keepsakes that will keep degradation at bay.

 

Learn more about keeping your paper documents, books, scrapbooks, jewellery and more, safe from the ravages of time!

 

A practical video on binding a book from loose sheets will be featured after the presentation.

 

Tue, 25 Jan 2022

6 pm – 7 pm

Zoom Webinar

Register now via https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/archives-unlocked-trashtreasuretips-to-preserve-protect-your-keepsakes-tickets-228258696907

 

About the Speaker

Sophie Tan is an assistant conservator for the Archives Conservation Laboratory at the National Archives of Singapore.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. Sophie has interned at the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services’ Conservation Office and Chimei Conservation Studio in Taiwan. She is a recipient of Singapore’s National Heritage Board Julia Oh – International Continuing Education Grant. Sophie is a proud cat mom of two with a keen interest in testing out commercial cleaning solutions in her spare time.

 

About Archives Unlocked

Curious about what goes on in the National Archives of Singapore? Join us for this monthly series of talks, as we unlock stories of our nation through the archives’ collections.

 


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