Twilight at Conner Prairie :the creation, betrayal, and rescue of a museum /Berkley W. Duck III.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-291019

Description

xiii, 220 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

History.
Historical museums History.
Open-air museums History.
Historical museums.
Open-air museums.

Originator

Duck, Berkley W., 1938-

Contents

The development of Conner Prairie -- The development of Earlham's endowment management policies -- The origins of the governance dispute -- The governance discussions shift to autonomy for the museum -- The governance discussions become confrontational -- The mediation effort -- The negotiations with Earlham's lawyers -- The sun goes down over Conner Prairie -- Retreat and reorganization -- The issues take shape -- Waiting and thinking -- The attorney general rolls out his strategy -- The Hamilton County lawsuit -- Positioning the dispute for resolution -- Sunrise -- The organization of new Conner Prairie.

Publication

Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press

Publisher Series

American Association for State and Local History book series
American Association for State and Local History book series.

Description

xiii, 220 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

9780759120105 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759120102 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759120129 (electronic)
0759120129 (electronic)

Call Number

Stacks F523.D83 2011

Other People and Orgs

Conner Prairie (Museum)
Earlham College
Earlham College.

Places

Indiana Fishers
Indiana