Directories of organizations, such as universities, associations, international organizations, foundations, museums. Early 20th to 21st Centuries.
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American Association of Museums
American Association of Museums 2007 Dewey Dec. 069
This directory contains “listings on more than 8,100 museums operating in 87 different fields, ranging from science museums to zoos to historic homes to fine arts. It is one of the most trusted and accessible sources for museum professionals to identify vendors, access unique collections and exhibitions, and contact directors and curators. Volume 1 lists institutions by state, and contains a number of indexes: an alphabetic index to institutions, an index to personnel, an index to institutions by category, an index to institutions by collection, and new listings. Volume 2 is a guide to more than 2,100 vendors, their products, and their services, subdivided by category. . . .
Atterberry, Tara E., ed.
Gale 2001 Dewey Dec. 061
Routledge 2007 Dewey Dec. 060
“A unique source of comprehensive and reliable information on the academic world. The fifty-eighth edition contains full directory details for over 30,000 universities, colleges, schools of art and music, libraries, archives, learned societies, research institutes, museums and art galleries in more than 190 countries throughout the world. Every important library is covered, with details of the number of volumes held and outstanding features of the collection. New for the first time, this edition contains a series of introductory surveys in every chapter. Selected chapters also feature a new directory section covering regulatory and representative bodies in the higher education sector” – Publisher
Jacobs, David G.
Foundation Center 2012 Dewey Dec. 061
“Provides detailed information concerning independent, corporate, community, and private foundations with assets of at least $2 million or annual giving of at least $200,000. Geographical arrangement. Entries give date founded; names of officers, contact, and donors; foundation type; financial data; fields of interest; types of support; limitations; application information; and number of staff. Six indexes: Donors, officers, and trustees; Geographic; Types of support; Subject; Foundations new to edition; Foundations name index.” Guide to Ref Books
Routledge 2008 Dewey Dec. 061
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Sheridan, Valerie S.
Columbia 2009 Dewey Dec. 061
“Includes nearly 6500 organizations arranged by subject. Indexed by title, key word, geographical location, size of budget, and executive officers. Particularly valuable for its data on the annual budget as well as such general information as date of establishment, address, headquarters staff, size of membership, publications, and telephone number.” -Ref Sources for Small & Medium-sized Libr.
Swartout, Kristy A.
Thomson Gale 2008 Dewey Dec. 061
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