Freelance Conservator Required

Freelance Conservator Required

Detailed condition assessment of maps identified for both in-house and external digitisation as part of MSS project and development of conservation, digitisation and preservation workflow.

The Hold – Freelance Conservator

SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL

Contract summary

Industry

Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing, Research and Development

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract (£)

£15,180

Published date

08 September 2016

Closing date

23 September 2016

Contract start date

16 October 2016

Contract end date

30 September 2017

Description

Development Phase tasks comprise: 1 Detailed condition assessment of maps identified for both in-house and external digitisation as part of MSS project and development of conservation, digitisation and preservation workflow. 2 Working with Conservation Plan Consultant and SRO Collections Management Team to develop conservation management plan and cost-effective decanting and recanting plan for archives and local studies collections moving from current buildings to The Hold Delivery Phase tasks, if the project secures Round 2 funding, could comprise: 3 Completion and supervision of necessary conservation work on the maps including photographing items before any work is carried out, repairing, cleaning, detaching and flattening, packaging plans for safe transit and repackaging after scanning and recording work done on the CALM database. Carrying out any running repairs identified at the point of scanning. 4 Training and advising staff and volunteers on basic conservation and preservation techniques such as cleaning, and handling of archives during digitisation. 5 Condition assessments and necessary conservation for additional enrichment documents as identified by community groups. 6 Supporting delivery of decanting and recanting plan.

About the buyer

Address

Suffolk County Council

Endeavour House

Ipswich

IP1 2BX

England

Email

michelle.youngs@suffolk.gov.uk

Website

www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

Other information

Attachments

To download the documents please go to www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided

 

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