Conservation Intern Works with Civil War Materials

jeannefeltsThe University of Virginia Library offered a six-week conservation exhibition internship this summer to help with preparation for the Special Collections exhibit about the Civil War due to go up this October.

Jeanne Goodman was selected for the internship and working under the supervision of our library book conservator, Eliza Gilligan, performed conservation treatments and exhibit prep on items selected for the show.

Jeanne says:  This summer I had the opportunity to work within the University of Virginia’s Special Collection Library to help prepare an upcoming exhibit on the Civil War. Over a hundred items were selected by five different curators and … Read the whole story and see pictures of her work.