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Museum : the story of America's treasure houses

Author: Alvin Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Surveys art, history, and science museums throughout the United States. Examines the collections, displays, educational programs, and career opportunities in both traveling and permanent exhibitions.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-
Museum.
New York : Dutton, ©1967
(OCoLC)681826219
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Schwartz
OCLC Number: 369436
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Alvin Schwartz.

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Surveys art, history, and science museums throughout the United States. Examines the collections, displays, educational programs, and career opportunities in both traveling and permanent exhibitions.

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Excellent Overview of Subject

by mystuart (WorldCat user published 2012-08-16) Very Good Permalink

Although it is over 40 years old, this excellent little book offers a superb overview of museums in America--their histories and functions. Targeted to high school students who may be considering a career in museums, it is useful to anyone wanting the big picture at any age. There are very few books,...
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