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The Resource The museum in America : innovators and pioneers, by Edward P. Alexander

The museum in America : innovators and pioneers, by Edward P. Alexander

Label
The museum in America : innovators and pioneers
Title
The museum in America
Title remainder
innovators and pioneers
Statement of responsibility
by Edward P. Alexander
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1907-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Edward P.
Index
index present
LC call number
AM11
LC item number
.A55 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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American Association for State and Local History
Series statement
American Association for State and Local History book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Museums
  • Museum curators
  • Museum directors
  • Popular culture
  • United States
Label
The museum in America : innovators and pioneers, by Edward P. Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / William Seale -- Introduction: toward a definition of the American Museum -- Henry Fairfield Osborn: develops a model natural history museum -- Carl Ethan Akeley: perfects the habitat group exhibition -- Henry Watson Kent: standardizes functions of the art museum -- Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr.: brings modern art to the museum -- Reuben Gold Thwaites: makes a historical society reach the people of a state -- William Sumner Appleton: preserves important sites throughout New England -- Frank Friedman Oppenheimer: uses visitors as part of museum experiments -- Anna Billings Gallup: popularizes the first children's museum -- John Robert Kinard: expands the neighborhood museum -- Katherine Coffey: attracts the community into a general museum -- Charles Sprague Sargent: plants an outstanding botanical garden -- William Temple Hornaday: founds a varied and popular zoo -- Paul Joseph Sachs: teaches a pioneering course in museum studies -- Epilogue: the American museum progresses
Control code
37201260
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780761989462
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
97021127
Label
The museum in America : innovators and pioneers, by Edward P. Alexander
Publication
Note
"Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / William Seale -- Introduction: toward a definition of the American Museum -- Henry Fairfield Osborn: develops a model natural history museum -- Carl Ethan Akeley: perfects the habitat group exhibition -- Henry Watson Kent: standardizes functions of the art museum -- Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr.: brings modern art to the museum -- Reuben Gold Thwaites: makes a historical society reach the people of a state -- William Sumner Appleton: preserves important sites throughout New England -- Frank Friedman Oppenheimer: uses visitors as part of museum experiments -- Anna Billings Gallup: popularizes the first children's museum -- John Robert Kinard: expands the neighborhood museum -- Katherine Coffey: attracts the community into a general museum -- Charles Sprague Sargent: plants an outstanding botanical garden -- William Temple Hornaday: founds a varied and popular zoo -- Paul Joseph Sachs: teaches a pioneering course in museum studies -- Epilogue: the American museum progresses
Control code
37201260
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780761989462
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
97021127

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