Curating and Preserving Your Family History Memorabilia
Learn how to become your family’s preservation expert in this workshop. A preservation specialist for historic collections will share trade secrets on how to preserve the documents and artifacts that comprise personal and family histories. The presentation will adapt professional practices so they can be implemented in the home. Preservation topics will include proper handling of artifacts, storage methods and environments, and strategies for maintaining both physical and digital collections.
Gary T. Wright
Christopher McAfee received a BFA in printmaking in 1993 from Brigham Young University where he began learning to bind books. He went on in 1995 to receive an MFA in bookbinding from the University of Alabama where he began learning book conservation. He has since worked for both Brigham Young University and the LDS Church History Department conserving and preserving books, documents, photos, etc. Christopher is currently the Senior Conservator for the Church History Department.