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A Cabinet of curiosities : five episodes in the evolution of American museums / described by Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. [and others] With an introd. by Walter Muir Whitehill.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Bell, Whitfield J. (Whitfield Jenks)
Publication
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia
Contents
The cabinet of the American Philosophical Society, by W. J. Bell, Jr.--The museum of the American Antiquarian Society, by C. K. Shipton.--William Clark's Indian Museum in St. Louis, 1816-1838, by J. C. Ewers.--"Ohio show-shop": the Western Museum of Cincinnati, 1820-1867, by L. L. Tucker.--Joseph Henry's conception of the purpose of the Smithsonian Institution, by W. E. Washburn.
Date
[1967]
Description
xii, 166 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Bibliographical footnotes.
GUSN
150673
Call Number
Stacks AM11.C3
Descriptive terms
Museums
Places
United States.

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