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America's college museums : handbook & directory

Author: Victor J Danilov
Publisher: Amenia, N.Y. : Grey House Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This work presents a comprehensive picture of over 1,100 museums, galleries, and related facilities in American universities and colleges. This second edition includes an updated directory of organization with detailed information on museums and collections of art, botanical gardens, costumes, geology, historical houses & sites, marine sciences, medical & health, musical instruments, natural history, photography,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Directories
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor J Danilov
ISBN: 9781592376742 1592376746
OCLC Number: 679920765
Notes: First ed. published as: University and college museums, galleries, and related facilities. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Description: xii, 687 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
An overview and history --
Types of institutions. Museums of art and sculpture --
Science museums and related facilities --
Historically-oriented museums and galleries --
Governance, organization, and staffing --
The mission --
Collections and research --
Exhibits and programs --
Facilities and attendance --
Closures and openings --
Photographs --
Directory of museums --
Appendices. Founding and opening dates --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: University and college museums, galleries, and related facilities.
Responsibility: Victor J. Danilov.

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The only resource of its kind, this work presents a comprehensive picture of over 1,700 museums and galleries in American colleges and universities.  Read more...

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