Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals

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Read some recent, selected articles here:

From issue 07.02
Planning Is Everything: Fostering Success for On-site Collection Moves
Nicolette B. Meister
Curator of Collections, Logan Museum of Anthropology, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Museum Studies, Beloit College
William Green
Director, Logan Museum of Anthropology, Chair, Museum Studies Program, and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Beloit College

From issue 07.03
Soapbox for the Automobile: Bumper Sticker History, Identification, and Preservation
Whitney Baker
Conservator and Associate Librarian, University of Kansas Libraries,

From issue 08.01 (a review)
Call The Lost Dream Back: Essays on History, Race and Museums
Lonnie G. Bunch III
Washington, D.C.: The AAM Press. 2010. 215 pp. ISBN: 978-1-933253-17-6

Reviewed by Bertram Lyons, CA,
Folklife Specialist, Digital Assets Manager,

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

From issue 08.02
Re-establishing Context for Orphaned Collections:A Case Study from the Market Street Chinatown, San Jose, California
Barbara L. Voss
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
Megan S. Kane
Social Science Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University

From issue 09.01
Creative Conservation Risk Management:Evolving a Collection Risk Management Strategy at a Major Heritage Attraction
Kate Frame
ACR, Head of Conservation and Collection Care, Historic Royal Palaces,
Hampton Court Palace

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Collections is advised by an Editorial Board of museum and archives professionals. Beginning in 2011, board members adopted a term and rotation system. Members of the Editorial Board serve a three-year term that may be renewable. We thank them for their dedicated service to the journal.

Nancy E. Villa Bryk, Eastern Michigan University
Paisley S. Cato, San Diego Natural History Museum
Gary Edson, Museum of Texas Tech University
Catharine Hawks, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Greg Lambousy, Louisiana State Museum
Robert O. Marlin, IV; Truman G. Blocker History of Medicine Collections
at the Moody Medical Library, University of Texas Medical Branch
Nicolette B. Meister, Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College
Margot Note, World Monuments Fund
Laurel A. Racine, The National Park Service
Kym S. Rice, The George Washington University
Dee Stubbs-Lee, The New Brunswick Museum
Heather A. Wade, Independent Scholar
Robert Waller, Protect Heritage Corp.

Pamela J. White, University of Iowa

Juilee Decker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Museum Studies Program
Rochester Institute of Technology
Editor, Collections: A Journal for Museum & Archives Professionals
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Rochester, NY 14623
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