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Collections management for museums

Museum Documentation Association. Annual conference

Collections management for museums

proceedings of an international conference held in Cambridge, England 26-29 September 1987 : the first annual conference of the Museum Documentation Association

by Museum Documentation Association. Annual conference

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Published by Museum Documentation Association in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p231-234. - Includes index.

Statementedited by D. Andrew Roberts.
ContributionsRoberts, D. A 1951-
The Physical Object
Paginationxx,237p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22312353M
ISBN 10090596361X


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