Marie, I'd be interested in reading the paper you mentioned from the
Kilgarlin Ctr.. I looked at their site and didn't see a listing.
Could I ask you for a link or a way to get a copy for myself?
On Jan 22, 2008, at 4:25 PM, Marie OConnell wrote:
> Kia Ora
> I would like to know if any archive, university or facility dealing
> with analogue tape and laquer discs, including vinyl, have ever done a
> study related to the different types of mould/mold that can affect
> media. For instance, is there a particular type of mould/mold that is
> more likely to affect AMPEX 456 as opposed to AGFA PEM 469 or
> EMITAPE 4?
> Or, is it safe to assume that the mould/mold is the same even if it's
> current state may be dormant?
> I already have a paper written by Jim Thurn from the Kilgarlin Center
> at the University of Texas in Austin called "Research on Methods to
> Remove Mold from Cellulose Acetate Audiotape" which I have found
> extremely useful. Also, would anyone have Jim's email addy?
> Thanks in advance.
> Marie O'Connell
> Analogue Tape Preservation Archivist
> Sound Archives/Nga Taonga Korero
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> Level 1, 51 Chester Street West
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