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Repackaging in progress

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Boxes of boxes

This morning, we took delivery of several boxes of folders and melinex sleeves for repackaging the Enid Blyton typescripts.  These are all conservation grade materials, and will hopefully ensure it’s easy for researchers to access the typescripts, while also providing … Continue reading

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Pins!

As I mentioned in my last post, Enid Blyton used pins to insert new pieces of text into the typescript for The River of Adventure.  Pins, like paperclips and staples, have a nasty tendency to rust over time.  This rust, … Continue reading

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Conserving Malory Towers

These photographs show Peter, our conservator, removing an original illustration for Last Term at Malory Towers from its frame.  The artwork was framed when we bought it, but had to be removed from the frame for conservation reasons.  The material … Continue reading

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