Natural History Museums

Natural History Museums

Directions for Growth

Edited by Paisley S. Cato and Clyde Jones

Published by: Texas Tech University Press

Imprint: Texas Tech University Press

256 Pages, 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00

  • Hardcover
  • 9780896722408
  • Published: January 1991


All persons involved with natural history museums—from administrators to exhibit designers—will find this work useful. The chapters in the volume provide a general overview as well as address specific topics concerning the roles and functions of natural history museums. Topics in this survey include conservation, care, use, management, and preservation of collections; the role of exhibits and other educational materials, as well as ideas and guidelines for some exciting new approaches for this facet of natural history museums; and, in addition, useful information about possible sources of funding for natural history museums.