Museum & Library Suppliers

Light Impressions ​Gaylord Brothers ​Talas Hollinger Archivart, Division of Heller and Usdan ​Conservation Resources, Inc. ​ University Products

Links to State & Federal Agencies

The Association for the Study of Connecticut History 

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism 

Connecticut League of History Organizations 
Connecticut History Online 
Connecticut Humanities Council 
Connecticut Society of Genealogists 
Connecticut State Historical Records Advisory Board 
Connecticut State Library 
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
Federal:American Association of Museums 
American Association for State and Local History 
Heritage Preservation 
Institute of Museum and Library Services 
National Endowment for the Arts 
National Endowment of the Humanities 
National Park Service 
National Trust for Historic Preservation 
National Center for Preservation, Technology and Training

Planning Templates

Sample Documents from the American Association for Museums (AAM)

Museums that are members of AAM have access to sample documents from museums of all sizes around the country. These samples include, but are not limited to Bylaws for museums, internal groups, and external organizations.

• Codes of Ethics
• Collections Plans
• Collections Management Policies
• Conservation Plans
• Copyright & Reproduction Policies
• Cyclical Maintenance/Housekeeping Procedures
• Delegation of Authority (documentation of authority & responsibility delegated by the governing authority to the museum director)
• Development Policies
• Disaster/Emergency Plans
• Endowment Policies• Facility Use Agreements
• Institutional Plans
• Integrated Pest Management Policies
​• Interpretive Plans
• Management Agreements (an agreement between 2 organizations detailing roles & responsibilities of each)
• Mission Statements
• Mothballing Historic Structures Materials
• Organization Charts
• Performance Appraisal Forms
• Personnel Policies
• Position Descriptions
• Record Retention Policies
• Statements of Support 

Please note: the General Facility Report is not available as a sample document. It must be purchased through the AAM Bookstore

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