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Barbara Adams Hebard, American conservator. Achievements include design of design binding, Grace Raymond Hebard scrapbook purchased by the Marriott Rare Book Library at the University of Utah. Andrew Oliver Wellspring fellow.

Background

Hebard, Barbara Adams was born on July 26, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Daughter of George D. and Bonnie J. Adams.

Education

Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1975.

Career

Book conservator Boston Athenaeum, 1990—2009. Conservator John Jay Burns Library., Boston College, since 2009. Chair alumni steering committee North Bennet St. School, Boston, 1998—2002, member corporation, 2002—2004, overseer, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of design binding, Grace Raymond Hebard scrapbook purchased by the Marriott Rare Book Library at the University of Utah.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (catalogues) Boston Athenaeum Conservation Department Finishing Tools, 2004, King's Chapel Library, 2006, Women's Roles at the Boston Athenaeum, 2009. Exhibitions include Roundup: Rocky Mountain chapter Guild of Book Workers, 9th Wexford Artist Books Exhibition, Book Explorations, Arts Iowa City: Multiple Talents, Heaven on Earth: Lone Star Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers, Essence: The Art of Simplicity, Society of Arts and Crafts: Centennial Education, Planet Dada Show, The Nurtured Spirit: Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Exhibit, North-East School of Art and Design exhibit, Bound Together: Ten Years of Bookbinding at N. Bennet St. School, Boston Athenaeum Members, New England Vignettes: North-East Chapter of Guild of Book Workers, Leap of Faith, 2004, 2005, 1st International Collage, 2d International Collage, N. Bennet St. School Juried Show of Graduate Work, since 2000, San Diego Book Artists National Juried Exhibit, 2006, Chicago Public Library., 2006, Biennale Mondiale de la Reliure d'Art, 2007, 2009, Cuesta College, 2007, 2009, Bright Hill Juried Books Exhibition, 2007, Inspired Design.

      The Mentoring Stamp, 2008, Boston College 6th Annual Faculty Staff Exhibition, 2009, Concord Museum, 2009. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member parish council St. Paul Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2003—2006. Fellow: International Institute Conservation History and Artistic Works. Member: New England Conservation Association (board member), Association College and Research Libraries, Guild Book Workers, American Institute Conservation History and Artistic Works (professional associate), Cultural Emergency Management Team, Ticknor Society.

Connections

Married Christopher G. Hebard, January 10, 1981.

father:
George D.

mother:
Bonnie J. Adams

spouse:
Christopher G. Hebard