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Museum and special collections in the United Kingdom

Museum and special collections in the United Kingdom

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Published by Aslib in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Museums -- Great Britain -- Directories.

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      Other titlesDirectory of museums and special collections in the United Kingdom
      Statementedited by Peter Dale.
      ContributionsDale, Peter, 1951-, Aslib., Museums Association.
      LC ClassificationsAM41 .M79 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 309 p. ;
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1166611M
      ISBN 100851423086
      LC Control Number94147787

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[Peter Dale; Aslib.; Museums Association.;] -- Compiled with the assistance of the Museums Association, this important directory incorporates over 2, museums - almost double the number of inclusions in the 1st edition.

The Directory is the only publication to bring together rare book and special collections from all kinds of libraries across the British Isles and is an essential research tool for researchers and librarians throughout the world.

Fully updated since the second edition was published inthis comprehensive and up-to-date guide encompasses collections held in national libraries, academic. The National Art Library has an extensive collection of sales catalogues from the United Kingdom, Europe and, to a lesser extent, the United States.

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This category has the following 59 subcategories, out of 59 total. Artist illustrated books, European and American publishers’ bindings, and turn of the century periodicals are other areas of interest. The Archives’ collections consist of over 2, linear feet of diverse and growing permanent materials, covering museum history from its beginnings in the s until today.

The Special Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries are among its most intriguing and unusual assets. They comprise books, journals and pamphlets as well as manuscripts, maps, prints, medals and other objects.

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See our tips on how to note that staff are constantly adding to and updating records. Art Museums in The UK Museums with fine art collections and an online presence. England: Accrington • Victoria and Albert Museum • Wallace Collection • Artangel • Barbican Centre • Ben Uri Gallery / London Jewish Museum of Art • Cabaret Mechanical Theatre.

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