Papers and technical notes

 

McGath, M.: Cellulose Acetate Lamination: History, WAAC Newsletter, 39(1) 16-20, 2017

 

McGath, M.; Jordan-Mowery, S.; Pollei, M.; Heslip, S.; Baty, J.: Cellulose Acetate Lamination: A Literature Review and Survey of Paper-Based Collections in the United States, Restaurator, 36(4), 333-365, 2015

 

Baty, J.: Sizing Science: Can Physical Science and Engineering Answer Some of our Lingering Questions? Hand Papermaking, Winter 2015

 

Baty, J.; Jordan ­Mowery, S. K.: Going All the Way: Achieving the Full Potential of Collaboration between Conservators and Scientists to Produce Information, Products, and Processes of Demonstrated Use at the Bench, The Book and Paper Group Annual., 31, 29–34, 2012

 

Baty, J.: Calculating Weight Percent Calcium Carbonate, Potash Alum, and Papermaker’s Alum Present in Paper from Parts per Million Figures Determined by X­Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. In Barrett, T., et al. Paper Through Time: Non­Destructive Analysis of 14th through 19th Century Papers. [Online], 2012

 

Baty, J. W.; Maitland, C. L.; Minter, W.; Hubbe, M. A.; Jordan­Mowery, S. K. Deacidification in the Conservation and Preservation of Paper­Based Works: A Review, BioResources.5(3), 1955­2023, 2010

 

Baty, J.; Minter, W.; Lee, S.: The Role of Electrophilic Metal Ions AluminumIII and MagnesiumII in Paper Degradation and Deacidification. The Book and Paper Group Annual., 29, 113­120, 2010

 

Maitland, C.: Microscopy for Paper Conservation: Comparing Various Adhesives and Examining Wheat Starch Past Preparation Methods, The Book and Paper Group Annual., 29, 129-134, 2010

 

 

Conference presentations

 
Hall, A.; O’Conner, T.; McGath, M.; McGuiggan, P.Measuring the Stiffness of Brittle Paper, WAAC Annual Conference, Tucson, Arizona, Nov 2-4, 2016.

 
McGath, M.; Rezes, E.; Lee, V.; Cruickshank, J.; Hall, A.; McGuiggan, P.: Cellulose Acetate Lamination: Composition and Documents Condition, WAAC Annual Conference, Tucson, Arizona, Nov 2-4, 2016.
 

McGath, M.: (invited) Cellulose Acetate Lamination, Country Archives and Record Management Association Quarterly Meeting, Morris Country Library, September 8, 2016

 

McGath, M.: Anionic Effects in the Acid-Induced Hydrolysis of Cellulose, ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, March 13-17, 2016.

 

Hall, A.; McGath, M.; Zaccaron, S.; McGuiggan, P.: Comparing the Bending Stiffness Measurements of Brittle Paper, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016

 

Pei, L.; Baty, J.; Pollei, M.; Jordan-Mowery, S.: Parylene Treatment for Paper/Book Strengthening, 43rd Annual Meeting American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Miami, FL, May 13-16, 2015

 

McGath, M.; Pollei, M.; Baty, J.; Jordan-Mowery, S.: Cellulose Acetate Lamination: History of the Conservation Technique and Survey of Present Condition, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, March 22 – 26, 2015

 

Pei, L.; Pollei, M.; Jordan-Mowery, S.; Baty, J.: Parylene Coating for Cultural Heritage Paper Strengthening, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, March 22 – 26, 2015

 

Pei, L.; Pollei, M.; Jordan-Mowery, S; Baty, J.: Parylene Coating for Paper/Book Strengthening, AVS 61st International Symposium & Exhibition, Baltimore, MD, November 9, 2014

 

Pei, L.; McGath, M.; Baty, J.: Traditional, 20th, and 21st Century Strengthening Techniques for Cultural Heritage Papers Weakened by Cellulose Depolymerization, AVS 61st International Symposium & Exhibition, Baltimore, MD, November 9, 2014

 

Alcántara García, J.: The Use of Monosaccharides for the Conservation of Copper Rich Iron Gall Inks, First Congress on the Conservation of Heritage Documents, Mexico City, Mexico September 2–6, 2013.

 

Minter, W.; Baty, J.: The Role of Polyester Film Encapsulation—With and Without Prior Deacidification—On Paper Degradation, Studied Using Long­ Term, Low­Temperature Aging. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 41st Annual Meeting. 29 May–1June 2013, Indianapolis, IN. Research and Technical Studies Postprints., 4, 186-239, 2013

 

Alcántara García, J.: Pyranose­based ligands for conservation of historical iron gall inks with high copper to iron ratio, American Chemical Society. Spring 2013 National Meeting & Exposition. 7­11 April 2013, New Orleans, LA.

 

Baty, J.: New Book and Paper Conservation Products and Processes from the Heritage Science for Conservation Laboratory, Department of Conservation and Preservation—The Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 40th Annual Meeting. 8–11 May 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

 

Baty, J.: Aqueous Deacidification, Brightening, and Strengthening of Heritage Papers using Sodium Silicates and Polyacrylamide or Modified Starch. Roundtable on Paper Strengthening, Sheridan Libraries and Museums, Johns Hopkins University. 21 March 2012, Baltimore, MD.

 

Jordan ­Mowery, S. K.: History of Advocacy for Permanent Paper. Permanence Matters: An Inaugural Conference at Johns Hopkins University. 10 May 2011, Baltimore, MD.

 

Baty, J. W.: Fighting brittle paper in books: Hunting the biggest predators of a primary cultural asset. Permanence Matters: An Inaugural Conference at Johns Hopkins University. 10 May 2011, Baltimore, MD.

 

Baty, J.: Paper degradation due to metal cation­catalyzed hydrolysis and oxidation in the library, museum, and archive. ANAGPIC (Association of North American Graduate Programs in the Conservation of Cultural Property) Student Conference. 15­-16 April 2011, Wilmington, DE. (Abstract)

 

Baty, J.; Lee, S.; Minter. W.: Rethinking acidic paper degradation: Cellulose hydrolysis catalyzed by metal cations in the library, museum, and archive. American Chemical Society. Spring 2011 National Meeting & Exposition. 27-­31 March 2011, Anaheim, CA.

 

Jordan­ Mowery, S. K.: Conservation Challenges & Techniques for Book and Paper Collections. Presented at (I) The 2010 International Joint Seminar on Conservation of Archives, National Archives of Korea (Seongnam, Korea); (II) Special Lecture, Kook Min University (Seoul, Korea); (III) Special Lecture, Seoul National University (Seoul, Korea). 28 September­-2 October, 2010.

 

Baty, J.; Lee, S.; Minter. W.: The role of electrophilic metal ions aluminum(III) and magnesium(II) in paper degradation and deacidification. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 38th Annual Meeting. 11–14 May 2010, Milwaukee, WI.

 

Jordan­ Mowery, S. K., Olson, N.: Developing a national conservation science research agenda: A workshop at Johns Hopkins University. 28­-29 April 2008. Baltimore, MD.

 

Posters, selected

 

McGath, M.; Pollei, M.; Baty, J.; Jordan-Mowery, S.: Cellulose Acetate Lamination: Method and Madness, Gordon Research Conference: Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research, Newry, Maine, July 27 – August 1, 2014

 

Pei, L.; Pollei, M.; Baty, J.; Jordan-Mowery, S.: Parylene Coating for Paper/Book Strengthening, Gordon Research Conference: Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research, Newry, Maine, July 27 – August 1, 2014

 

Baty, J.; Wilhelm, H.: Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research. Gordon Research Conference, Newry, Maine, July 27 – August 1, 2014

 

Wilhelm, H.; Baty, J.; Han, A.: The role of temperature on the loss of physical and optical properties of newsprint: An assessment of deacidification and subzero freezer storage for the long-term preservation of newspapers in their original form, 42nd Annual Meeting, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, May 28–31, 2014, San Francisco, CA.

 

Minter, W.; Baty, J.: The Role of Polyester Film Encapsulation—With and Without Prior Deacidification—On Paper Degradation, Studied Using Long- Term, Low-Temperature Aging. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 41st Annual Meeting. 29 May–1 June 2013, Indianapolis, IN

 

Alcántara García, J.: XRF Study of Mexican Iron Gall Inks: Historical and Geographical Overview of Their Chemistry. [Research performed at the General Archive of the Nation, Mexico City.] American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 41st Annual Meeting. 29 May–1 June 2013, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Minter, W.: Encapsulation and Deacidification – Project Design and Preliminary Results of a Study of Papers Using Long­Term, Low­Temperature Aging. 39th Annual Meeting, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 31 May­-3 June 2011, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Baty, J.: The use of common­ ion­ effect buffers and anoxic accelerated aging to determine the chemical mechanisms of paper degradation in the library, museum, and archive. 39th Annual Meeting, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 31 May­-3 June 2011, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Lee, S.: Study of Aging Behaviors of Mechanical Strength, Optical Properties, and Chemical Composite of Paper through Accelerated Aging Based on Papermakers Sizing Methods. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 38th Annual Meeting. 11–14 May 2010, Milwaukee, WI.

 

Maitland, C.: Microscopy in Paper Conservation: Comparing Adhesives & Paste Preparation Methods. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 38th Annual Meeting. 11–14 May 2010, Milwaukee, WI.

 

Maitland, C.: Microscopy in Paper Conservation: Comparing Adhesives & Paste Preparation Methods. Canadian Association of Conservation (CAC-ACCR), June 8 -11 in Ottawa, Canada.

 

Jordan ­Mowery; S. K.: Microscopy for the Examination of Leather Treatments & Dressings. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 38th Annual Meeting. 11–14 May 2010, Milwaukee, WI.

 

Classroom lectures, selected

Zaccaron, S., McGath, M., Hall, A.: Conservation of Books and Paper, Conservation of Material Culture: Art, Artifacts, and Heritage Sites, Lori Trusheim, instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD February 17 2016

 

McGuiggan, P.: “This is Materials Science? Materials Science in Conservation” Materials Science and Engineering for the 21st Century O. Wilson Instructor Department of Materials Science and Engineering – Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD November 20, 2014

 

Baty, J.: You Built a Lab Where? Physical Science and Engineering for Library and Museum Collections, Engineering Innovation, Baltimore, MD, July 1, 2014

 

Alcántara García, J.; Baty. J.: (Undergraduate students) for Materials Science and Engineering in the 21st Century. Orla Wilson, instructor. Department of Materials Science and Engineering—Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 24 September 2012.

 

Baty. J.: (Graduates) Polysaccharides, Paper, and Cultural Heritage. For “EN.510.606 Chemical and Biological Properties of Materials” Margarita Herrera­Alonso, instructor. Department of Materials Science and Engineering— Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 21 April 2011.

 

Baty. J.: (Undergraduates) Book and Paper Conservation: An Inventive Craft. For “TUT 100­V and TUT 100­Z Papermaking: Chemistry and Studio Approaches.” Lee Running and Elizabeth Trimmer, instructors. Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA. 5 October 2010.

 

Baty, J.; Lee, S.: (Graduates) Material Failures of Paper in the Library, Museum, and Archive: Our Research For 510.801­802 Materials Research Seminar. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 25 September 2010.

 

Minter W.; Lee, S.; Baty, J.: (Undergraduates) “Types of Paper Degradation, Our Focus, Our Tools.” For “Advanced Papermaking.” Gail Deery, instructor. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore. MD. 7 April 2010.

 

Minter W.; Lee, S.: Paper Conservation for Libraries and Archives: Book & Paper Conservators Working with Paper Scientists. Department of Forest Biomaterials, College of Natural Resources, North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC. 2 September 2010