Table of contents for Museum origins : readings in early museum history and philosophy / edited by Hugh H. Genoways and Mary Anne Andrei.

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CONTENTS
Preface 00
About the Editors
Section I: MUSEUM ORIGINS 00
 1 Geography 00
Strabo
 2 Rerum Rusticarum Libri Tres 00
Marcus Terentius Varro
 3 The life and times of Anthony Wood, antiquary, of Oxford, 1632-1695, described by 
 himself, collected from his diaries and papers 00
Andrew Clark
 4 My design in forming this museum 00
Charles Willson Peale
 5 The Mount Vernon Association 00
Sara Agnes Pryor
 6 A word about museums 00
Edwin Lawrence Godkin
 7 The history of the origin and development of museums 00
H. A. Hagen
Section II: MUSEUM PHILOSOPHY
8 An address on the practical value of the American museum
Luigi Palma di Cesnola
9 Purposes and aims of modern museums 
Frederic A. Lucas
10 The functions of museums 
Paul M. Rea
11 War museums 
H. Bolton
12 Museums and the people
Erwin H. Barbour
13 State and local historical societies 
Reuben Gold Thwaites
14 On the ideal relations of public libraries, museums, and art gallery to the city 
Oliver C. Farrington
15 The art museum and the public 
Mariana Alley Van Rensselaer
16 English art connoisseurship and collecting 
Sir J. C. Robinson
Section III: THE NEW MUSEUM
17 The use and abuse of museums 
W. Stanley Jevons
18 The relationships and responsibilities of museums 
G. Brown Goode
19 Modern museums 
William Henry Flower
20 Museum ideals of purpose and method 
Benjamin Ives Gilman
21 The new museum 
John Cotton Dana
22 The museum conscience
Joseph Grinnell
23 Museum ethics 
L. Earle Rowe
Section IV: MUSEUM EDUCATION
24 The children's museum as an educator 
Anna Billings Gallup
25 The relation of the museum to the schools 
Carolyn M. Rea
26 If public libraries, why not public museums? 
Edward S. Morse
27 The museum in educational work
Frederick Starr
28 The museum, the original exponent of visual education
Frank C. Baker
29 The function of the museum instructor
Elizabeth M. Whitmore
30 Museums and other classified collections as instruments of education in natural 
 science
Henry Scadding
31 The place of museums in education 
Thomas Greenwood
32 The museum's part in making of Americans
Laura W. L. Scales
33 The museum's educational credo
Winifred E. Howe
Section V: MUSEUM EXHIBITION
34 Museum for the people 
Alfred Russel Wallace
35 The improvements effected in modern museums of Europe and Australia
Gerard Krefft, with quotations from John E. Gray
36 The dullness of museums 
John George Wood
37 The anthropological exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History 
George A. Dorsey
38 Some principles of museum administration 
Franz Boas
39 Modern exhibitional tendencies of museums of natural history and ethnology 
 designed for public use 
Henry L. Ward
Section VI: MUSEUMS AND UNIVERSITIES
40 On the educational uses of museums 
Edward Forbes
41 The social museum as an instrument of university teaching
Francis G. Peabody
42 The relation of the art museum to the university 
Edward W. Forbes
43 Training Museum workers
Homer R. Dill
44 Museums and their purpose 
N. H. Winchell
Section VII: PHILOSOPHY OF MUSEUMS WITH LIVING COLLECTIONS
45 Botanical gardens 
Nathaniel Lord Britton
46 The Missouri Botanical Garden 
William Trelease
47 The Arnold Arboretum: what it is and does 
Charles Sprague Sargent
48 Zoological gardens, a critical essay
Theodore Link
49 The making of a zoological-park masterpiece 
William T. Hornaday
50 Administration of the public aquarium
Charles H. Townsend
References
About the Authors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Museums -- History.
Museums -- Philosophy.