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Published in Springfield: (Univ. of Chicago Pr. in Chicago) .
Written in English


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StatementIllinois State Museum. By A. R. Crook.
The Physical Object
PaginationXX, 294 S :
Number of Pages294
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Open LibraryOL24197838M
OCLC/WorldCa253139900

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Rock and Mineral Collections. Keeping good records is an important part of building a rock and mineral collection. All specimens should be labeled with basic descriptive information. As your collection grows, you may want to consider setting up a system of cataloging: For permissions information, contact the Illinois State Geological Survey. The Museum has one of the largest collections of Illinois flora in the state. Geology The geology collection contains over ,00 specimens, including 60 type and figured invertebrates, 6 fish types, and over type and figured plant fossils. History The history collections include interdisciplinary collections that cut across the departments. The Illinois State Museum has an active publishing program that serves a wide audience, from scholars and researchers to the general public. Among our publications are: Nontechnical, popular-science books on natural history, archaeology, and anthropology; Handbooks of collections that provide descriptive accounts of the ISM collections. Illinois' heritage collections are at risk! Illinois heritage collections include irreplaceable works of art, artifacts, historical objects, books, documents, maps, photographs, audio and video tapes, digital records, and scientific specimens that document our state's unique cultural and natural heritage. Many of these objects are at risk from.

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