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Natural history collections : their management and value

Author: Elizabeth M Herholdt
Publisher: Pretoria : Transvaal Museum, ©1990.
Series: Special publication, no. 1 = Spesiale publikasie ; Nr. 1.; Special publication (Transvaal Museum), no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Catalogs and collections Congresses
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth M Herholdt
ISBN: 0907990118 9780907990116
OCLC Number: 23593107
Description: 172 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Vertebrate collections management : a personal perspective with special reference to Southern Africa / E.M. Herholdt --
Management of herpetological collections / A.J.L. Lambiris --
Containers for wet collections --
problems and solutions / F.C. de Moor --
Some techniques for cleaning and degreasing bones and a method for evaluating the long-term effects of these techniques / E. de Wet, P. Robertson & I. Plug --
General processing and storage of a Curculionidae (Coleoptera) larval collection / S. Louw --
Recent advances in the conservation of natural science collections / C.A. Hawks --
Are diamonds really forever? : the preservation of geological samples / G. Balkwill --
Treasures in the Transvaal Museum library with reference to factors endangering their survival / D. van Driel --
Computerization of the curatorial and service functions of the National Herbarium, Pretoria / T.H. Arnold --
Microcomputer use for mammal collection management at the Kaffrarian Museum / L.R. Wingate --
Database computerization and consortium development for vertebrate collections --
a collection management perspective / R.D. Owen --
A record system for use in a large Coleoptera collection with a defined collecting policy / S. Endrödy-Younga --
The importance of retaining voucher specimens / J. Meester --
The role of natural history museums in aquatic conservation / J.A. Cambray --
The hidden value of a reptile wet collection with special reference to the National Museum, Bloemfontein / M.F. Bates --
Curators and the research collections of natural history museums --
their contribution to nature conservation in South Africa / I.L. Rautenbach & E.M. Herholdt --
Cinderellas of academe : the plight of university museum collections / M.A. Raath.
Series Title: Special publication, no. 1 = Spesiale publikasie ; Nr. 1.; Special publication (Transvaal Museum), no. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth M. Herholdt.

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