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" A museum is an institution for the preservation of those objects which best illustrate the phenomena of nature and the works of man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people. "
Introduction to Museum Work - Page 18
by George Ellis Burcaw - 1997 - 237 pages
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Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, Volume 30

Botany - 1906
...Dr. Brown Goode,* a public museum is not only " an institution for the preservation of those works which best illustrate the phenomena of nature and...man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people." It is also a bureau of information...
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Biographical Memoirs, Volume 3

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) - Scientists - 1895
...museum work in all its branches. It is of interest to note that Dr. Goode's definition of a museum is an institution for the preservation of those objects...man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people. In this spirit Dr. Goode worked,...
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Report of Proceedings

Museums Association, Henry M. Platnauer, Elijah Howarth, James Paton, Herbert Bolton - Museums - 1895
...are as follows : I. — THE MUSEUM AND ITS RELATIONSHIPS. A. — THE MUSEUM DEFINED. 1. A Museum is an institution for the preservation of those objects...man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people. B. — THE RELATION OF THE MUSEUM...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1906
...25-30, 1905. NATIONAL MUSEUM. A great museum, \\\ the modern usage of the word, has been defined as " an institution for the preservation of those objects...man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people." This thought is that of one very...
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Proceedings - Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, Volumes 1-3

Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, William Thompson Davis - Science - 1907
...specimens which the museum contains." And thirty years later our own Dr. Goode wrote that " A museum is an institution for the preservation of those objects...man and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for culture and enlightenment of the people." Now, if a museum fulfills its purposes...
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Biennial Report

Louisiana State Museum - 1910
...ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA APRIL Ut, 1908 =MARCH 31st, 1910 NEW ORLEANS, 1910 "A museum is an institution for the preservation of those objects which best illustrate the phenomena oj Nature and the Works of man and the utilization of these for the increase of Łnou>/e</ge and for...
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The Indian Museum, 1814-1914

Museums - 1914 - 136 pages
...consideration of the question may not be entirely useless. It is now generally recognized that a Museum is an institution for the preservation of those objects...illustrate the phenomena of Nature and the works of Man, for the utilization of these in the increase of knowledge, and for the culture and enlightenment of...
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Proceedings of the American Association of Museums: 1907

American Association of Museums - Museums - 1908
...seems in this connection worthy of a moment's notice, namely, that, in which he defines a museum as " an institution for the preservation of those objects...man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people." This definition of a museum may...
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Transactions of the Warren Academy of Sciences, Volumes 2-3

Warren Academy of Sciences, Warren Academy of Sciences, Warren, Pa - Science - 1912
...of those who are dead and a place to be avoided. According to a noted museum authority "a museum is an institution for the preservation of those objects...man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people." It was also stated by the same writer...
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Museum Masters: Their Museums and Their Influence

Edward P. Alexander - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 428 pages
...it remains an important and useful examination of museum administration.26 Goode defined a museum as "an institution for the preservation of those objects...man, and the utilization of these for the increase of knowledge and for the culture and enlightenment of the people." Zoological parks, botanical gardens,...
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