Landmark Gift Establishes Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at Yale University

 

 

June 7, 2011, New Haven, Conn. — Yale University President Richard C. Levin today announced the creation of the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, funded by a gift of $25 million from Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin ’78. The Institute, to be housed on Yale’s West Campus, will unite the vast resources of the University’s museum and library collections with the scientific and technological expertise of Yale’s academic departments to advance conservation science and its practice around the world.

via Landmark Gift Establishes Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at Yale University.

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3 Responses

  1. Wow. Really exciting news. Yale’s press release has some more details, but do we have any idea how this Institute is going to function in practice?

  2. [...] PCAN Posted by conservationoccasional Filed in Uncategorized Tags: conservation, research Leave a [...]

  3. Fletcher, I don’t know…maybe some of our readers might and can give us the inside scoop.

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