Natural History Museums: Directions for Growth


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.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Philip S. Humphrey
  • Joshua Laerm
  • Amy Lyn Edwards
  • Catherine Carter Shropshire
  • R. Thomas Shropshire
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Lubbock, TX
Publication year:
  • 1991


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