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Funding for museums, archives, and special collections

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Published by Oryx Press in Phoenix, AZ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Museum finance -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Endowments -- United States -- Directories.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Denise Wallen and Karen Cantrell.
      ContributionsWallen, Denise., Cantrell, Karen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAM122 .F86 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 355 p. ;
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2044173M
      ISBN 100897743474
      LC Control Number88021081


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Funding for Museums, Archives and Special Collections. Abstract: [This book] is designed to facilitate the search for financial support for museums and museum activities and programs. study or conduct research in museums or special collections. Museum professionals, scholars, and advanced students who wish, for example, to travel to.

Genre/Form: Directories Handbooks and manuals Handbooks, manuals, etc Répertoires: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Funding for museums, archives, and special collections.

Issue Brief: Federal Grant Funding for Archives. These grants create jobs in archives, libraries, museums, historical societies, and other cultural heritage institutions, and they enable the purchase of goods and services in local communities. many of which maintain archives and special collections that enrich scholarly learning and.

LibGuide research guides are maintained by Special Collections and highlight the department’s main collecting areas: Introduction to Special Collections Primary Sources in The Arts in Special Collections. The Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program provides small and mid-sized museums with partial funding toward a general conservation assessment.

The assessment is a study of all of the institution's collections, buildings, and building systems, as. Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities—improve their ability to preserve and care for.

Collections management is a relatively new term in museums, and yet it is fundamental to what museums do and why they exist.

To collect, display, care for, and provide access to museum objects was and remains the core purpose of our museums and galleries.5/5(1). This post is a revised version of a briefing I wrote for colleagues a few months ago. My research included asking members of the archives-nra mailing list whether and how their organisation was archiving its corporate website.

Photo: Touchstones Nelson, Museum of Art and History The Heritage, Museum and Archive Grants support projects specific to current needs in the heritage, museum and archives sector, including planning, conservation, exhibits, collections and community engagement.

What types of. Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) supports projects that strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries and archives to serve their communities. CAP provides small and mid-sized museums with recommendations to improve the care of their collections.

The Community Catalyst Initiative challenges museums and libraries. The Special Collections and Archives includes materials related to George and Martha Washington and family, the Mount Vernon Estate, and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is a resource for scholars, students, and all those interested in George Washington, colonial America. Kislak Center for Special Collection, Rare Books, and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, designed by Gensler architects.

The days when special collections and archives were hidden away from the public in antiquated rooms or sections of the library are gone.

Special collections now require special architectural design. The prize is part of the Scottish Universities Book Collecting Prize Scheme, intended to encourage the collection of the printed word in any physical form. Opening 6th September the exhibition explores the lives of John James Audubon and Professor William MacGillivray, showcasing Audubon's 'Birds of America' Explore the Aberdeen Bestiary.

Additional information on individual collections listed in research guides may also be found in the Finding Aids database. Digital collections include selected items from the Museums collections, American Civil War letters, oral history collections, and the Delaware postcard collection.

Kelsey Scouten Bates is the director of development at the Birmingham, Alabama, Public Library, which has one of the largest and most notable special collections in the country. Kelsey has been fundraising for museums and libraries for 15 years and has built a wide range of experience at institutions across the country including the Baltimore Museum of Art in Maryland, and the Chinati.

Dept. of History, Special Collections Receive Funding for Traveling Exhibit 0. which trains students to work in museums, archives, and historical societies. Hinds also contributed to the exhibit’s curation, guiding students to relevant source material in UMKC’s archival holdings.

The exhibit will travel throughout the Kansas City metro. The Special Collections libraries contain approximat rare volumes and 2, manuscript groups, the majority dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Subsets of the collection include the World’s Fairs and International Expositions Collection, the Joseph Henry and Alexander Graham Bell Libraries, and the surviving volumes of James.

Policy on Archives, Museums and Special Collections. 1 Preamble. As a preeminent university in Africa, driven by the pursuit of knowledge and innovation, with a unique - institutional culture based upon the values the University espouses, the NorthWest University has adopted - this Policy on Archives, Museums and Collections on 23 November   Archives and Special Collections collects papers and records relating to the history of Alaska and the northwest Pacific area.

Special Collections: Papers, photographs, moving images, audio, and other types of documentation from individuals, organizations, and : Freya Anderson. The Internet Archive offers o, freely downloadable books and texts.

There is also a collection of million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free account. Borrow a Book Books on Internet Archive are offered in many formats, including DAISY. Special Collections surveys the web's new options for interconnectivity and interactivity tool by tool, exploring the benefits and shortcomings of applying each to the special collection and archives profession.

It combines expert analysis of the pros and cons of Web with numerous reports of how wikis, blogs, photosharing, social Cited by: 3. The contributed essays describe the various kinds of innovative projects and practices that are sought by IMLS and other funding agencies today and serve to illustrate how going beyond a traditionally limited idea of special collections opens doors to far more engaging ng the converging worlds of academic and special Author: Lynne Marie Thomas, Beth M Whittaker.

Archives Alive showcases over programs, projects and special collections departments that are in the forefront of change. It analyzes trends in public programming, community documentation and digital communications and offers ideas and examples that can be adapted for every type of library.

Explore the changing landscape of programming and communications in public library archives and special collections. From photo-voice projects and citizen cartography to social archives and residencies for artists, ARCHIVES ALIVE illuminates emerging practices in American libraries.

Featuring more than projects and programs, this first-time survey of public library archival programming. This list of libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions that include Alaskana collections - archival, book, or both - is a work in progress.

Most are in Alaska. All are open to researchers, although some may require an appointment. If your institution isn't included and you think it should be, please let us : Sue Sherif. There has been a Conservation Unit at the University since the s. Originally part of the Department of Palaeography and Diplomatic, it became part of Archives and Special Collections within the University Library in In a new conservation unit was created with funding from the Andrew Mellon Foundation at Palace Green Library.

The Special Collections Research Center is comprised of several specialized book collections, manuscript collections, and the University Archives. Anyone is welcome to use our collections, but all materials must be viewed in the Woodward Family Reading Room.

Visit the Information for Researchers and Donors page for more details and suggestions. Manuscripts normally have an MS number or will be noted as being in the "Vertical File" or VF with a location of "Special Collections." Check the finding aid: For about of the manuscript collections, we also have finding aids, a more detailed listing of what is in the specific collection, usually including a listing by box and folder.

The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) was until May a non-departmental public body and registered charity in England with a remit to promote improvement and innovation in the area of museums, libraries and archives. Its functions spanned the UK and it advised the government on policy and priorities for these areas in England, receiving funding from the Department for Culture Successor: Arts Council England, The National Archives.

The Ringling Archives’ mission is to maintain and further develop a regionally important archival collection of institutional records and materials that document the history of the Museum, the Ringlings, the Circus Arts, Wild West shows and allied arts.

Inthe Museum was undergoing a gallery restoration project. The Special Collections & Archives Division of the Florida State University Libraries advances research by acquiring, preserving, and providing access to original primary source materials.

Here are just a few of the collections at FSU Libraries that might be of interest to students and scholars of Author: Leah Sherman. H-Net - Humanities & Social Sciences Online Funding Resources Jewish Book/Judaica Librarianship Awards and Scholarships - Association of Jewish Libraries Listing of Fellowships and Grants for Jewish Studies - Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.

WITHOUT BORDERS Archives, Libraries, Museums and Special Collections (ALMS)an International LGBTQ+ Conference hosted by the City of London through London Metropolitan Archives in partnership with Bishopsgate Institute and the University of Westminster.

Special collections in ALIC's holdings See also Bibliographies and Pathfinders The John E. Taylor Collection Books on espionage and intelligence, based chiefly on research in the records of the National Archives.

(NARA, ALIC) The Robert Wolfe Collection Books primarily on World War II, captured German records, and postwar Germany. (NARA, ALIC) The National Commission on. It is clear that government funding is a vital part of the funding for UK museums, but the amount of funding can vary significantly across museums, regions, and years.

For example, in fiscal yearthe British Museum received grant-in-aid of £ million out of. Greg Colati is the Assistant University Librarian for Archives, Special Collections and Digital Curation at the University of Connecticut where he directs their archival programs and the Connecticut Digital Archive, a statewide preservation-oriented digital repository program for libraries, archives, museums and memory institutions.

New Directions for Special Collections An Anthology of Practice. by Lynne M. Thomas and Beth M. Whittaker, Editors. New technologies and innovative practices offer librarians unprecedented opportunities to curate, preserve, transform, and provide access to rare books and special collections.

Posts about Collection management written by alison-cullingford. The National Archives have produced two really useful bits of guidance recently: Deaccessioning and disposal: guidance for archive services will help safeguard vulnerable collections by outlining.

Approximately 75 percent of the museums in the United States are small institutions that are run mostly by volunteer staff with a budget under $, (resource 1). Seeking funding for these institutions to cover operation, education, preservation, and collection. Collections need to be marked in some way to designate ownership and to manage the intellectual and physical control of objects in museums, libraries, archives and special collections – including living collections or research subjects in the field.

This webinar will present the many ways that collections are marked and labeled. Home to the University’s historic collections of books, manuscripts, archives and photographs, with material dating as far back as the 3rd century BC.

Special Collections Centre. The collections are internationally renowned and recognised as of national significance. Our collections contain overitems across a wide range of Human.A museum (/ m juː ˈ z iː əm / mew-ZEE-əm; plural museums or, rarely, musea) is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance.

Many public museums make these items available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. The largest museums are located in major.Libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies around the state hold amazing treasures in their collections, Amy Zimmer, August 2, Colorado State Publications Blog.