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ARCHIVES UNLOCKED: TRASH OR TREASURE? TIPS TO PRESERVE & PROTECT YOUR KEEPSAKES
ARCHIVES-UNLOCKED-TRASH-OR-TREASURE-TIPS-TO-PRESERVE-PROTECT-YOUR-KEEPSAKES
DATE: 25 January 2022 (Tue)
TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
VENUE: Online Platform Zoom
TICKETING: Register Online                                            

Memorabilia and family heirlooms are treasures that can be easily damaged by heat, humidity, light, pests and even handling. All objects deteriorate over time, but there are ways you can store and handle these keepsakes that will keep degradation at bay. Learn more about keeping your paper documents, books, scrapbooks, jewellery and more, safe from the ravages of time! A practical video on binding a book from loose sheets will be featured after the presentation.

About the Speaker
Sophie Tan is an assistant conservator for Archives Conservation Laboratory at the National Archives of Singapore. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. Sophie has interned at the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services’ Conservation Office and Chimei Conservation Studio in Taiwan. She is a recipient of Singapore’s National Heritage Board Julia Oh – International Continuing Education Grant.  

Sophie is a proud cat mom of two with a keen interest in testing out commercial cleaning solutions in her spare time.

About Archives Unlocked
Curious about what goes on in the National Archives of Singapore? Join us for this monthly series of talks, as we unlock stories of our nation through the archives’ collections.

Free. Registration Required