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KU Conservator on preserving bumber stickers

A University of Kansas librarian has developed new methods of making sure bumper stickers stick around in the collections of libraries. After she noticed a patron viewing bumper stickers in the collection, Watson Library Conservator Whitney Baker realized she had never seen anything in the professional literature about their preservation. To develop preservation protocols, Baker took a sabbatical and conducted extensive research into bumper stickers, only to discover that they were invented in Kansas City, Kansas, in the late 1940s.

Full story at the Topeka-Capitol Journal


One Response

  1. […] was really intrigued to find this video posted on the Preservation and Conservation Admin News blog. Bumper stickers are a peculiarly American cultural art form. I think I find them equally […]

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