Paper conservator named to Lincoln Library Foundation
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago librarian and conservator of books and paper has been named to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation board.
Joan Brodsky also serves on boards for the Newberry Library, Syracuse University Library and the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary.
She is founder and sponsor of an annual lecture series on books and paper conservation at Syracuse University.
Brodsky has bachelor’s degrees in Latin and education and a master’s in library science from Syracuse.
The Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation supports the library and museum’s educational and cultural programming, encourages Lincoln scholarship through acquisition and publication of documents and fosters interest in history through exhibits and other activities.
Online: Library foundation: http://www.alplm.org/