The McLean Conservation Department

The McLean Conservation Department



The conservation staff:

Jennifer Rosner – Chief of Conservation

Andrea Krupp – Conservator

Alice Austin – Conservator





The conservation department is responsible for collection maintenance, including conserving individual items; selecting appropriate housing materials and creating custom storage for books and other items; establishing guidelines and monitoring the temperature and humidity levels in our building; writing and updating a disaster plan; exhibition preparation such as matting, framing and making custom book supports; preparing materials for loan to other institutions.  


Conservation Department Research on 19th-Century Bindings

Conservation Department Research on Bindings