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Preservation Week Road Show

April 25, 2015

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

Celebrate National Preservation Week by attending the Indiana History Center Preservation Week Road Show to learn about the value of historic objects in your family collections and how to best care for and preserve them.

April 26 through May 2 is National Preservation Week. Since 2010, the American Library Association has asked libraries across the country to bring attention to preservation issues that affect historical collections. It’s a great way to discover more about your valued family heirlooms, and
it’s free.

IHS has assembled valued professionals to provide one-on-one consultations. Consultants will meet with guests about objects in their particular field of expertise. Guests register for specific time slots during the road show and choose from a wide list of experts. Free informative programs will be offered throughout the day.

Participation in the Preservation Week Road Show includes parking and same-day admission to the Indiana Experience. To make a ticketed, timed reservation, call (317) 232-1882 or click the reservation button below.

Presented by 


in partnership with the Indiana State Library and Indiana State Archives

10:30 a.m. | Researching at the Collections and Public Services Offered at the Indiana State Library, Brent Abercrombie, librarian, manuscripts division

11:15 a.m. | Genealogical and Military Resources Available at the Indiana State Archives, Alan January, director of patron services

1:15 p.m. | How to Use Family History Resources and NewspaperArchives.com at IHS, Suzanne Hahn, vice president, archives and library

2 p.m. | Story Behind the Object: Learning More About the Who, Allison Singleton, assistant coordinator, education and community engagement, IHS



Donna Einhorn, Einhorn & Brown Valuations
Silver, pottery, porcelain, furniture, lamps, glass, books and prints

J. Scott Keller, J. Scott Keller Personal Property Appraisers
Silver, pottery, porcelain, Asian Art, antique furniture, paintings, maps and prints, watercolors and historical documents.

Susie McHugh, SSM Art Consulting
Fine art paintings, prints, watercolor and drawings, sculpture, glass, pottery, textiles

Ben Solomon, Solomon Jones Antiques
Antiques; silver, brass, porcelain, furniture and paintings

Sharon Smith Theobald, ASA, Appraisal Associates International
Fine Art

Harvey Warrner, IronBrigade Relics
Civil War diaries, letters and memorabilia

Dan Ripley and Andrea Hastings, Antique Helper
Antiques, fine art, jewelry, coins and currency, collectibles


Elizabeth Hague, conservator, Indiana State Archives
Documents and manuscripts

Kathleen Kiefer, Material Conservation LLC

Kathy Lechuga, book conservator, IHS

Susan Rogers, senior conservator, IHS

Rebecca Shindel, paper conservator, Indiana State Library
Graphic works on paper – maps, prints, watercolors, etc.

Linda Witkowski, senior conservator of paintings, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Paintings on canvas

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