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Collection Conundrums: Solving Collections Management Mysteries
     

Collection Conundrums: Solving Collections Management Mysteries

by Rebecca A. Buck (Editor), Jean Allman Gilmore (Editor)
 

Collection Conundrums: Solving Museum Registration Mysteries provides guidelines for investigating the oddities found in every museum collection - objects without record, identification or sometimes even a location - and determining what to do. Written by registrars Rebecca Buck and Jean A. Gilmore, editors of the best-selling The New Museum Registration

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Collection Conundrums: Solving Museum Registration Mysteries provides guidelines for investigating the oddities found in every museum collection - objects without record, identification or sometimes even a location - and determining what to do. Written by registrars Rebecca Buck and Jean A. Gilmore, editors of the best-selling The New Museum Registration Methods, this new volume contains essential information for museums large and small, new and old. The text offers solutions to the problems of old loans, undocumented objects found in collections, items lost in inventory, supplementary collections and more, as well as guidelines on how to keep problems from occurring in the first place. Features a history of registration methods and the standards for collection documentation and care, along with sample documents such as loan agreements, co-tenancy agreements, storage agreements and deed of gift. Recommended for everyone involved in collections planning and management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933253084
Publisher:
American Alliance of Museums Press
Publication date:
05/03/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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