Trivial question

Robin Leech releech at TELUSPLANET.NET
Mon Aug 12 08:54:19 CDT 2002


Hi Bill,
Both are done, but if only the museumis listed, it looks very impersonal.
If the curator/collections manager, with whom you have probably had some
correspondence before, during and after the loan, is also named, it sure
does lend a warm tone to things.
Robin

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Shear" <wshear at EMAIL.HSC.EDU>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 8:06 AM
Subject: Trivial question


> Here's what may be a trivial question:
>
> Is it now customary when acknowledging a loan of material from a museum to
> thank the curator, or the collection manager, or both?  It seems that
> curators, at least at the larger institutions, now have little to do with
> making loans.
>
> Bill Shear
>




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