Partnership opportunities for Federally-associated collections
sshelton at SDNHM.ORG
Tue Mar 31 15:16:30 CST 1998
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Hi! This is a first review of the abstracts or program/workshop proposals
for the 1998 conference on Partnership Opportunities for
Federally-Associated Collections. For more information, if you did not
receive a flyer, please check the DOI web site at
The conference is shaping up very well and I am pleased with the caliber of
proposals and abstracts to date. All we need is more! Never mind what the
flyer says: spread the word that the deadline has been extended to 15 May.
Here's an overview of what has been proposed to date.
Collections management for archaeology collections (invitation only)
Creating repositories for archaeology and paleontology holdings from Federal
and other agencies
(co-sponsored by the San Diego Archaeological Center)
Keynote address: John Berry, DOI Assistant Secretary, Policy, Management and
Plenary addresses: Jason Hall, American Association of Museums
"Relationships between Federal Agencies and Museums Serving as Repositories"
"Examples of Significant Museum-Federal Government Partnerships"
Sessions and talks:
White Mountain Apache Models for Intertribal Cooperation in NAGPRA
Preventive Conservation as a Strategy for the In-Perpetuity Preservation of
The Internet, Communications Technology, and Collections: Web-based
Publication and Public Communication
When is the Information Enough? When is It Not?
Development of a Consistent Framework for Quality Control and Quality
Assurance in Fish Taxonomy Associated with Faunistic and Aquatic Community
Department of Defense Archaeological Collections (two half-day sessions)
The Internet, Communications Technology, and Collections
Biodiversity Value of Federal Collections (half-day session)
The Tennessee Valley Authority Historic Collection
Developing Exhibits from Federal Collections
US Army Ordnance Museum Restoration Project of Outdoor Ordnance Collection
The schedule right now is as follows:
Monday-Tuesday, November 16-17: Preconference workshops (open as well as
Sites: Mission Valley Marriott, San Diego Archeological Center, various
Balboa Park sites
Wednesday-Thursday, November 18-19: Keynote address and theme sessions
Site: Mission Valley Marriott
Friday: Plenary session, town hall discussion, and resolutions
Site: Balboa Park Club
Stay in touch and let everyone know that the program is still open for
<center><bold>Sally Y. Shelton
</bold><smaller>Director, Collections Care and Conservation
San Diego Natural History Museum, P. O. Box 1390
San Diego, CA 92112
phone (619) 232-3821, x226; FAX (619) 232-0248; <<sshelton at sdnhm.org>
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