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Paleobotany Collection Policies



Museums generally derive their prominence from their collections, and these holdings constitute the primary difference between museums and other kinds of cultural institutions. A museum's obligation to its collections is paramount. Each object is an integral part of a scientific composite. In order to preserve the paleobotanical specimens housed at the FLMNH, the following policy has been adopted. The FLMNH has established a formal collection policy governing all collections within the FLMNH. Users of the Paleobotany Collections are encouraged to see the FLMNH Collections Policy.

 

General Procedures:


Types and Figured Specimens:


Loans:


Work Areas:


Disposal of Waste:


Safety:


Graduate and Undergraduate Students:




D.M. Jarzen

April 9, 1998


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