A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections / Edition 2

A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections / Edition 2

by Marie C. Malaro, MC Malaro
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560987871

ISBN-13: 9781560987871

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press

This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections. This second edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated, incorporating into the original format the many legal developments that have occured during the past 13 years.  See more details below

Overview

This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections. This second edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated, incorporating into the original format the many legal developments that have occured during the past 13 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560987871
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
507
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.99(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Footnote Abbreviations and Citations
Pt. 1The Museum
Ch. IWhat Is a Museum? What Is Required of Its Board Members?3
Ch. IIMuseums Are Accountable to Whom?22
Pt. 2The Collection
Ch. IIICollection Management Policies45
Ch. IVThe Acquisition of Objects: Accessioning58
Ch. VThe Disposal of Objects: Deaccessioning216
Ch. VILoans: Incoming and Outgoing239
Ch. VIIUnclaimed Loans284
Ch. VIIIInternational Loans315
Ch. IXObjects Left in the Temporary Custody of the Museum349
Ch. XObjects Found in the Collections355
Ch. XIPromised Gifts360
Ch. XIITax Considerations Relevant to Gifts369
Ch. XIIIAppraisals and Authentications384
Ch. XIVCare of Collections406
Ch. XVInsurance418
Ch. XVIAccess to the Collections433
Ch. XVIIVisitor and Employee Safety as It Relates to Collections449
App. AConvention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export, and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property, Adopted by the General Conference, UNESCO, at Its Sixteenth Session, Paris, November 14, 1970457
App. BTitle III of Public Law 97-446: Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act465
App. CCuration of Federally Owned and Administered Archaeological Collections477
App. D22 U.S.C. [actual symbol not reproducible] 2459: Immunity from Seizure Statute498
App. EPublic Law 94-158: Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act, as Amended500
Index503

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