Museum & Library Suppliers

Light Impressions http://www.lightimpressionsdirect.com ​Gaylord Brothers http://www.gaylordmart.com ​Talas http://www.talasonline.com Hollinger http://www.hollingercorp.com Archivart, Division of Heller and Usdan http://www.archivart.com ​Conservation Resources, Inc. ​http://www.conservationresources.com University Products http://www.universityproducts.com

Links to State & Federal Agencies


​State:
The Association for the Study of Connecticut History
http://asch.ccsu.edu/ 

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
http://www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/site/default.asp 

Connecticut League of History Organizations
http://www.clho.org/ 
Connecticut History Online
http://www.cthistoryonline.org/cdm-cho/index.html 
Connecticut Humanities Council
http://www.ctculture.org/ 
Connecticut Society of Genealogists
http://www.csginc.org/ 
Connecticut State Historical Records Advisory Board
http://www.cslib.org/archives/cshrab.htm 
Connecticut State Library
http://www.ctstatelibrary.org/ 
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
http://www.csginc.org/
Federal:American Association of Museums
http://www.aam-us.org/ 
American Association for State and Local History
http://www.aaslh.org/ 
Heritage Preservation
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/ 
Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://imls.gov/ 
National Endowment for the Arts
http://www.arts.gov/ 
National Endowment of the Humanities
http://www.neh.gov/ 
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/ 
National Trust for Historic Preservation
http://www.preservationnation.org/ 
National Center for Preservation, Technology and Training
http://www.ncptt.nps.gov/

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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