The Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Private Collectors and Researchers

Recorded:  September 16th, 2011
Duration: 75 minutes

Private collectors and researchers visiting your museum often seem to be time-consuming and unwanted distractions. This session will present proven methods used by four veteran curators and one veteran collector for turning these visitors into an invaluable resource for collections work, exhibits, publishing, and advertising for your institution.

Myers Brown, Curator of Extension Services, Tennessee State Museum
Gordon Jones, Senior Military Historian & Curator, Atlanta History Center
Laura A. Sedicino, Curator, Legacy Museum on Main
Laurence Munnikhuysen, III, Collector/Researcher

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