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Auks, rocks, and the odd dinosaur : inside stories from the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History

Author: Peggy Thomson; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.); Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : T.Y. Crowell, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Reveals the inner workings of the Museum of Natural History through historical anecdotes and descriptions of how exhibits are researched, prepared, and maintained.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomson, Peggy.
Auks, rocks, and the odd dinosaur.
New York : T.Y. Crowell, ©1985
(OCoLC)569675968
Online version:
Thomson, Peggy.
Auks, rocks, and the odd dinosaur.
New York : T.Y. Crowell, ©1985
(OCoLC)609789431
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Thomson; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.); Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0690044917 9780690044911 0690044925 9780690044928
OCLC Number: 12108316
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 120 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION --
GREAT AUK --
KACHINA DOLL --
ALLENDE METEORITES --
RETICULATED GIRAFFE --
BERING SEA ESKIMO --
PTEROSAUR --
HOPE DIAMOND --
RIFT WORM --
KOMODO DRAGON --
"Sidneyia Inexpectatins" --
SOUTH SEA SUIT OF ARMOR --
"ANTRODEMUS" --
HOUSE-MOUSE MANDIBLE --
GORGONIAN --
WHALE SKULL --
TARANTULA --
NAVEL-CORD BAGS --
BULL MUMMY --
STUMPERS --
MAX --
INDEX.
Responsibility: Peggy Thomson.

Abstract:

Reveals the inner workings of the Museum of Natural History through historical anecdotes and descriptions of how exhibits are researched, prepared, and maintained.

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