Private collections of museum curators
releech at TELUSPLANET.NET
Mon Sep 30 09:40:24 CDT 2002
Ultimately, though, the collections go to an institution
where there is availablity.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry M. OConnor" <bmoc at UMICH.EDU>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: Private collections of museum curators
> At 8:15 AM -0500 9/28/02, Jerry Bricker wrote:
> >That is the most outrageous thing I have ever heard!... the Inquisition,
> >McCarthyism, or witch burnings...
> My institution allows curators to maintain personal collections at home
> on their own time. I know of another similar institution where curators
> were allowed to have personal collections in the institution, and all
> effort went into those rather than the institutional collection. One such
> collection was even willed to a different institution by the "responsible"
> party. - Barry
> Barry M. OConnor
> Curator & Professor phone: (734) 763-4354
> Museum of Zoology FAX: (734) 763-4080
> University of Michigan e-mail: bmoc at umich.edu
> 1109 Geddes Ave.
> Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079 USA
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