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New solutions for house museums : ensuring the long-term preservation of America's historic houses / Donna Ann Harris.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Harris, Donna Ann.
Publication
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press
Publisher Series
American Association for State and Local History book series
Contents
Current trends in historic house museums -- Is this your house museum? -- Legal and ethical issues -- The decision-making process -- Making the transition -- Eight solutions explained -- Case study : study houses : historic New England -- Case study : reprogram for mission-based use : Nantucket Historical Association -- Case studies : co-stewardship agreements : historic Adams House : Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust -- Case studies : asset transfer and merger : Margaret Mitchell House and Museum and the Atlanta History Center : Cliveden of the National Trust and Historic Upsala Foundation -- Case study : Long-term leases : Hazelwood of the Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission -- Case studies : short-term leases : Heritage Branch, British Columbia Ministry of Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services : Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust -- Case studies : sale to a private owner with easements : Elfreth's Alley Association : Robert E. Lee boyhood home -- Case studies : sale to a nonprofit stewardship organization : Casa Amesti Foundation : Heurich House Foundation -- Case study : donation to a governmental entity : Adel Historical Association -- Conclusion.
Date
c2007.
Description
xi, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-245) and index.
ISBN
0759110867 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759110875 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780759110861 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759110878 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
146774
Call Number
HisPres. E159.H265 2007
Descriptive terms
Dwellings Conservation and restoration
Historic buildings Conservation and restoration
Historic house museums Finance.
Historic house museums Management.
Historic preservation
Material Type
Case studies.
Places
Canada
Canada.
United States
United States.

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