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= Chris McAfee =
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= [[Image:Chris-mcafee.jpg|140x188px]]  Chris McAfee, BA, MA   =
  
Christopher is a bookbinder, book artist, and a book and paper conservator who is experienced with archival materials, examinations, and treatments. He is skilled in a broad range of bookbinding and conservation techniques and knowledgeable in several aspects of preservation. He began his career when a leaky water heater caused several of his personal memorabilia being water-damaged. This led Chris to pursue a career in conservation with the idea that he could not only better preserve his own records but help others do the same.
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Christopher is a bookbinder, book artist, and a book and paper conservator who is experienced with archival materials, examinations, and treatments. He is skilled in a broad range of bookbinding and conservation techniques and knowledgeable in several aspects of preservation. He began his career when a leaky water heater caused several of his personal memorabilia being water-damaged. This led Chris to pursue a career in conservation with the idea that he could not only better preserve his own records but help others do the same.  
  
=== WORK EXPERIENCE ===
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=== WORK EXPERIENCE ===
  
*Senior Conservator, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family and Church History Department, March 2001 to present
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*Senior Conservator, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family and Church History Department, March 2001 to present  
*Book Conservator, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University,
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*Book Conservator, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University,  
*Provo, Utah, June 1995 to February 2001
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*Provo, Utah, June 1995 to February 2001  
*Bookbinding Instructor, Brigham Young University Art Department, Provo, Utah, January 1996 to May 2001
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*Bookbinding Instructor, Brigham Young University Art Department, Provo, Utah, January 1996 to May 2001  
 
*Book Arts Instructor, University of Utah Marriott Library Book Arts Program, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 1999 to present
 
*Book Arts Instructor, University of Utah Marriott Library Book Arts Program, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 1999 to present
  
=== EDUCATION ===
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=== EDUCATION ===
  
*Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, August 1993
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*Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, August 1993  
*Master of Fine Arts in Book Arts, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, August 1995
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*Master of Fine Arts in Book Arts, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, August 1995  
 
*Internship in Book Conservation, Cincinnati Medical Heritage Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, May-June 1994 
 
*Internship in Book Conservation, Cincinnati Medical Heritage Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, May-June 1994 
  
=== PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS ===
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=== PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS ===
  
*Member of the American Institute for Conservation, January 1996 to January 1998, January 2000 to present
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*Member of the American Institute for Conservation, January 1996 to January 1998, January 2000 to present  
*Member of the Guild of Book Workers, October 1994 to present
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*Member of the Guild of Book Workers, October 1994 to present  
 
*Guild of Book Workers Standards of Excellence Chair, November 2006 to present
 
*Guild of Book Workers Standards of Excellence Chair, November 2006 to present
  
=== LECTURES, PUBLICATIONS, ETC. ===
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=== LECTURES, PUBLICATIONS, ETC. ===
  
*CASED MICROCLIMATES: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE CLAMSHELL BOX, Guild of book Workers Newsletter, June 1998.
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*CASED MICROCLIMATES: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE CLAMSHELL BOX, Guild of book Workers Newsletter, June 1998.  
*DAZZLING BOOK DISPLAYS ON A BUDGET with Pamela Barrios at the Utah Library Association conference. May 13, 1999
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*DAZZLING BOOK DISPLAYS ON A BUDGET with Pamela Barrios at the Utah Library Association conference. May 13, 1999  
*THE ROOT CELLAR IS NOT THE PLACE TO KEEP YOUR ROOTS at the UGA Family History Conference. April 2002
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*THE ROOT CELLAR IS NOT THE PLACE TO KEEP YOUR ROOTS at the UGA Family History Conference. April 2002  
*THE DRAMA, THE DREAMS, THE REALITY: WAKE FROM YOUR PRESERVATION NIGHTMARE at the UGA Family History Conference. April 2003.
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*THE DRAMA, THE DREAMS, THE REALITY: WAKE FROM YOUR PRESERVATION NIGHTMARE at the UGA Family History Conference. April 2003.  
*PRESERVING FAMILY HERITAGE, an interview on the KBYU television series, Questions & Ancestors. 2006.
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*PRESERVING FAMILY HERITAGE, an interview on the KBYU television series, Questions & Ancestors. 2006.  
*Preservation Lecture for ARMA International, Taylorsville Utah City Hall. 16 November 2006.
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*Preservation Lecture for ARMA International, Taylorsville Utah City Hall. 16 November 2006.  
*KEEPING RECORDS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM, a lecture at the BYU Marriott Library Special Collections. 3 October 2007
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*KEEPING RECORDS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM, a lecture at the BYU Marriott Library Special Collections. 3 October 2007  
*POSH PORTFOLIOS AND CLASSY CLAMSHELLS WORKSHOP at the University of Utah Marriott Library Book Arts Studio. October 25, 2008
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*POSH PORTFOLIOS AND CLASSY CLAMSHELLS WORKSHOP at the University of Utah Marriott Library Book Arts Studio. October 25, 2008  
*FROM SHOE BOX TO ARCHIVE: PRESERVING PERSONAL RECORDS THROUGH ORGANIZATION, Church History Library Lecture, 10 September 2009
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*FROM SHOE BOX TO ARCHIVE: PRESERVING PERSONAL RECORDS THROUGH ORGANIZATION, Church History Library Lecture, 10 September 2009  
*KEEPING RECORDS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM, a lecture at the Ogden Family History Conference, 12 September 2009
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*KEEPING RECORDS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM, a lecture at the Ogden Family History Conference, 12 September 2009  
 
*CLICK, RIP, PRINT, OR BURN? HOW CAN I PRESERVE MY DIGITAL RECORDS?, Church History Library Lecture, 10 December 2009<br>
 
*CLICK, RIP, PRINT, OR BURN? HOW CAN I PRESERVE MY DIGITAL RECORDS?, Church History Library Lecture, 10 December 2009<br>
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Chris-mcafee.jpg  Chris McAfee, BA, MA 

Christopher is a bookbinder, book artist, and a book and paper conservator who is experienced with archival materials, examinations, and treatments. He is skilled in a broad range of bookbinding and conservation techniques and knowledgeable in several aspects of preservation. He began his career when a leaky water heater caused several of his personal memorabilia being water-damaged. This led Chris to pursue a career in conservation with the idea that he could not only better preserve his own records but help others do the same.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Conservator, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family and Church History Department, March 2001 to present
  • Book Conservator, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University,
  • Provo, Utah, June 1995 to February 2001
  • Bookbinding Instructor, Brigham Young University Art Department, Provo, Utah, January 1996 to May 2001
  • Book Arts Instructor, University of Utah Marriott Library Book Arts Program, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 1999 to present

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, August 1993
  • Master of Fine Arts in Book Arts, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, August 1995
  • Internship in Book Conservation, Cincinnati Medical Heritage Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, May-June 1994 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the American Institute for Conservation, January 1996 to January 1998, January 2000 to present
  • Member of the Guild of Book Workers, October 1994 to present
  • Guild of Book Workers Standards of Excellence Chair, November 2006 to present

LECTURES, PUBLICATIONS, ETC.

  • CASED MICROCLIMATES: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE CLAMSHELL BOX, Guild of book Workers Newsletter, June 1998.
  • DAZZLING BOOK DISPLAYS ON A BUDGET with Pamela Barrios at the Utah Library Association conference. May 13, 1999
  • THE ROOT CELLAR IS NOT THE PLACE TO KEEP YOUR ROOTS at the UGA Family History Conference. April 2002
  • THE DRAMA, THE DREAMS, THE REALITY: WAKE FROM YOUR PRESERVATION NIGHTMARE at the UGA Family History Conference. April 2003.
  • PRESERVING FAMILY HERITAGE, an interview on the KBYU television series, Questions & Ancestors. 2006.
  • Preservation Lecture for ARMA International, Taylorsville Utah City Hall. 16 November 2006.
  • KEEPING RECORDS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM, a lecture at the BYU Marriott Library Special Collections. 3 October 2007
  • POSH PORTFOLIOS AND CLASSY CLAMSHELLS WORKSHOP at the University of Utah Marriott Library Book Arts Studio. October 25, 2008
  • FROM SHOE BOX TO ARCHIVE: PRESERVING PERSONAL RECORDS THROUGH ORGANIZATION, Church History Library Lecture, 10 September 2009
  • KEEPING RECORDS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM, a lecture at the Ogden Family History Conference, 12 September 2009
  • CLICK, RIP, PRINT, OR BURN? HOW CAN I PRESERVE MY DIGITAL RECORDS?, Church History Library Lecture, 10 December 2009
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