Sara R Parr
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Metal Type in Institutions of Higher Learning
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Hello Ladies!I received a call from a local college who is catching some heat from new administration about the metal type they have in their print shop.  Do any of you have experience dealing with…Continue

Tags: university, college, type, metal

Started this discussion. Last reply by David L. Kent Jun 25, 2013.

MCBA Artists-in-Residence Application Deadline - October 1

Hello Ladies of Letterpress!The application deadline for Spring Artist-in-Residence at Minnesota Center for Book Arts is fast approaching - October 1.  Information is posted below and application…Continue

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Started Sep 17, 2012

 

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David L. Kent replied to Sara R Parr's discussion Metal Type in Institutions of Higher Learning
"Dear Nancy, This is an outrage. Typemetal is quite different from oxidizing lead, and poses no harm whatever to anyone using it. There are numerous studies on the web demonstrating this, and OSHA has acknowledged it. No-one should allow these…"
Jun 25, 2013
Nancy Stock-Allen replied to Sara R Parr's discussion Metal Type in Institutions of Higher Learning
"I was trying to revive the letterpress shop at my college at the same time the dean asked for an industrial safety expert to survey the college for hazards. The "expert" declared that the lead type was too dangerous for women of…"
Mar 9, 2013
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Mar 6, 2013
Sara R Parr posted a discussion

Metal Type in Institutions of Higher Learning

Hello Ladies!I received a call from a local college who is catching some heat from new administration about the metal type they have in their print shop.  Do any of you have experience dealing with this?  My contact is looking for arguing points above and beyond the standard safe use education.Any help is greatly appreciated.  Reply here or email me directly:  sparr@mnbookarts.orgThanks!Sara P.See More
Mar 6, 2013
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MCBA Artists-in-Residence Application Deadline - October 1

Hello Ladies of Letterpress!The application deadline for Spring Artist-in-Residence at Minnesota Center for Book Arts is fast approaching - October 1.  Information is posted below and application materials are attached or can be found on the web at: http://www.mnbookarts.org/artistsprograms/air.html.Please let me know if you have any questions!Thanks,Sara P. ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAMThe Artist-in-Residence (AIR)…See More
Sep 17, 2012
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Make/model of press(es)?
Vandercook 4, SP 20, Uni I, Uni III, SP 25, 219
Press or Business Name
MN Center for Book Arts
Website:
http://mnbookarts.org
Printing for How Long?
10 years, now that I think about it
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
design & binding
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Not Yet
About Me:
I am an artist as well as the Artist and Adult Programs Director at MN Center for Book Arts.

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