9 November 2018. By Abigail Cain. Atlas Obscura. For centuries, senders used folds, slits, and wax seals to guard correspondence from prying eyes.
2 November 2017. By Maev Kennedy. The Guardian. A manuscript of an early work by John Donne, a scurrilous academic joke that could have cost the poet his reputation – and maybe his head – if it had fallen into the wrong hands, has been discovered in a trunk in the archives of Westminster Abbey. Daniel Starza Smith, of King’s College London, John Donne expert and Matthew Payne, who holds the historic title of keeper of the muniments at the abbey, share their account of the discovery.
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1 June 2017. Presentation by Jana Dambrogio and Dr David Mills The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Research and Technical Studies Specialty Group Session.
7 July 2016. By Brigham Fay, MIT Libraries. New grants help MIT Libraries, DMSE, and CSAIL push the boundaries of examining artifacts.
8 December 2015. By Kevin Harnett.
10 November 2015. interview on BBCTV. Dr Daniel Starza Smith explains the value of preserving sealed and unopened 17th-century letters found in a postmaster trunk. To learn more about the Signed, Sealed, and Undelivered project visit brienne.org
8 November 2015. By Maev Kennedy. A postmasters trunk filled with 2600 undelivered locked letters, including 600 unopened.
By Erin McKean. 30 September 2015.
17 September 2015. By Eve M. Kahn.
23 April 2015. Blog post on the Conveyor (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.) By Emily Mayne (St HIlda’s College) and Callum Seddon (Merton College)
An article on Marie Antoinette’s use of removable locks in 18th-century France, by Jana Dambrogio, October 2014 in the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild Journal.
Book Arts arts du livre Canada. 2014 vol.5 no.2, 21-23.
April 2013. By Dr Daniel Starza Smith.
Presentation by Jana Dambrogio in March 2013 as Senior Conservator, Document Conservation Division, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. beginning at 8:07, following welcoming Remarks by AUTOS David Ferriero and Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler, Chief, Document Conservation Division.