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The Resource Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons : the emergence of the American museum : [exhibition], edited by William T. Alderson for the Baltimore City Life Museums, Baltimore, Md

Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons : the emergence of the American museum : [exhibition], edited by William T. Alderson for the Baltimore City Life Museums, Baltimore, Md

Label
Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons : the emergence of the American museum : [exhibition]
Title
Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons
Title remainder
the emergence of the American museum : [exhibition]
Statement of responsibility
edited by William T. Alderson for the Baltimore City Life Museums, Baltimore, Md
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
069/.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AM11
LC item number
.M56 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alderson, William T.
  • American Association of Museums
  • Baltimore City Life Museums
  • Peale Museum
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peale family
  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Museums
Label
Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons : the emergence of the American museum : [exhibition], edited by William T. Alderson for the Baltimore City Life Museums, Baltimore, Md
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The ... exhibition ran from Dec. 1, 1990 to June 30, 1992 at the Peale Museum in Baltimore"--p. 17
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-99) and index
Contents
Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons: an exhibition on the evolution of early American museums / Edward P. Alexander -- Entrepreneurs and intellectuals: natural history in early American museums / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- A timeline of the Peale family, 1814-1829 -- In pursuit of a profit / John W. Druel -- A timeline of Peale's Baltimore museum, 1814-1829 -- Peale's museum: politics, idealism, and public patronage in the early republic / Ruth Helm -- Social class and participation in Peale's Philadelphia museum / David R. Brigham
Control code
000149452
Dimensions
23 x 29 cm.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9780931201158
Lccn
92029830
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 149452
  • 155447
  • (OCoLC)ocm26589699
Label
Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons : the emergence of the American museum : [exhibition], edited by William T. Alderson for the Baltimore City Life Museums, Baltimore, Md
Publication
Note
"The ... exhibition ran from Dec. 1, 1990 to June 30, 1992 at the Peale Museum in Baltimore"--p. 17
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-99) and index
Contents
Mermaids, mummies, and mastodons: an exhibition on the evolution of early American museums / Edward P. Alexander -- Entrepreneurs and intellectuals: natural history in early American museums / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- A timeline of the Peale family, 1814-1829 -- In pursuit of a profit / John W. Druel -- A timeline of Peale's Baltimore museum, 1814-1829 -- Peale's museum: politics, idealism, and public patronage in the early republic / Ruth Helm -- Social class and participation in Peale's Philadelphia museum / David R. Brigham
Control code
000149452
Dimensions
23 x 29 cm.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9780931201158
Lccn
92029830
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 149452
  • 155447
  • (OCoLC)ocm26589699

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