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Published by University of Chicago, Joseph Regenstein Library in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Field Museum of Natural History.,
  • Museums -- Archives.,
  • Archives -- Administration -- Case studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnn Elizabeth Koopman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCD950 K66
The Physical Object
Pagination102 leaves ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14767907M

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