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Title History of the life science museum movement at Brigham Young University : 1900-2008 / Wilmer W. Tanner.
Imprint [Provo, Utah] : Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, 2008.

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 Main Stacks  QH105.U8 T36 2008    AVAILABLE
Description 289 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 289).
Note Gift of Brigham Young University.
Subject Deseret Museum.
M.L. Bean Museum.
Brigham Young University -- Museums -- History.
Science museums -- Utah -- Provo.
Life sciences -- Museums -- Utah -- Provo.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- 1900 : the role of Benjamin Cluff, Jr. -- The roles of Chester Van Buren and Walter Tolton -- The "demise" of the museum after Chester Van Buren -- The new beginning -- The Deseret Museum -- The 1930s -- The war years and the decade of the 1940s -- The 1950s -- The 1960s -- The M.L. Bean years -- Museum directors -- Report of the curators -- Purpose of a museum -- Acknowledgments.