Just a thought. I wonder if you could offer your services to the Alan
Lomax Archives to rescue the broken glass disc of the radio ballad "
The Man Who Went to War"
"Sadly, the glass masters for the program were accidentally broken
before they could be preserved on tape."
On 08/08/2014, H D Goldman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Jeanette,
> I hope you will give me a call [or we can call you] before you waste time &
> effort needlessly. We have materials, methods and over 20 yrs. of
> experience with such matters. We'll be glad to help you determine the best
> way to safely address these discs that is available for the asking.
> These materials & methods are in use internationally by collectors,
> archives, individuals & institutions including the US government & several
> within the California University system.
> Duane Goldman
> On Aug 7, 2014, at 7:06 PM, Jeanette Berard <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I have come across an issue I have not previously seen - black lacquer
>> discs with damage related to termites. The discs have debris from
>> consumption of the paper sleeves adhered to ( or perhaps embedded in?) the
>> Has anyone out there ever encountered this issue? Is it possible to clean
>> these? I have not yet made any tests, right now I'm just gathering
>> This is a small collection recently received, and no, there aren't any
>> live termites.
>> Jeanette Berard, MLS, CA
>> Special Collections Librarian
>> Thousand Oaks Library System
>> (805) 449-2660 xt7328
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