Collection Essays

  • Collections in a Museum

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    ’ Introduction Collections play a crucial role in fulfilling a museum’s mission and purpose. A museum’s collection is defined by its collection policy past and present which in turn helps to shape the museum’s goals and direction. As stewards of collections, museums are expected to maintain the highest professional standards legally and ethically. The development of written policies are necessary to govern the management of collections and to establish the museum's collections related activities

  • Collection of Poems by Various Authors

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    Collection of Poems by Various Authors Poet Biography, Edgar Allan Poe The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Mamie by Carl Sandburg Explication, Mamie by Carl Sandburg Two Strangers Breakfast by Carl Sandburg Mag by Carl Sandburg Explications of Two Strangers Breakfast and Mag by Carl Sandburg Reasons Why by Langston Hughes Explication of Reasons Why by Langston Hughes The Faces of Our Youth by Franklin Delano Roosevelt Enjoyment, Explication, The Faces of Our Youth by Franklin

  • Data Collection in an Organization

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    that have recently left the organization. There are several different methods to collect the data that NAH will need and it is important to use the correct method when obtaining this information. Data Collection Tools According to Cummings and Worley (2009), there are four types of data collection tools that can be used which are surveys, interviews, observations, and unobtrusive measures. They all have their strengths and weakness and determining which tool is needed is very important to making

  • Data Collection and Individual Privacy

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    Data Collection and Individual Privacy In deliberation of the topic of the use of individual information, the moral issue of importance is whether public or private sector entities have the right to create individual profiles of consumers and their obligation in protecting the consumer's privacy is in question. The exponential growth of the information age in particular the personal computer has created a situation where economies of the public and private sector are at odds with the

  • Ray Carver's collection Where I'm Calling From

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    Ray Carver's collection "Where I'm Calling From" After reading more than a dozen of Ray Carver’s short stories from his collection Where I'm Calling From, I have to ask the question, "Where was Carver calling from?" On the surface, his stories seem very simple. They are about people with average jobs such as hotel managers, waitresses, salesmen, and secretaries, who live unsophisticated, mediocre lives. Below the surface, however, there is always more to be discovered if the reader is willing

  • Types of Data Collection for Healthcare

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    Types of Data Collection for Healthcare In any healthcare organization, data is collected in numerous ways for an ever-increasing number of reasons. Data may be collected by a monitoring device directly connected to the patient, or by providers as they make observations or record treatments. Quality improvement activities often call for data collection where observations of activities, timeliness, or satisfaction indicators are gathered. Data may be abstracted from primary sources and collected

  • Fair Debt Collection Essay

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    consumer receives a debt collection letter from a collection agency in the mail, it may be unsettling especially if the consumer did not incur the debt. If the consumer ignores the debt collection letter, it will not go away. In fact, it may result in a negative statement to a credit bureau on the consumer’s credit report. According to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act that controls collection agencies, consumers have the right to dispute debts if they send a collection agency dispute letter

  • Kurt Cobain: Collection Of Personal Accounts From Family Relatives

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    Kurt Cobain: Collection of Personal Accounts From Family Relatives I would like to share some of the memories and perceptions I have concerning this unique, rare and original human being called Kurt Cobain. I knew Kurt during his teen-age years in the period from about 1979 to 1984. I was in my mid-30s and living in and near Montesano. My sister married Kurt's dad, Don, and also lived in Montesano. My grandfather comprehended the intelligence and individuality in Kurt at a time when Kurt was being

  • Statistic: Data Collection and Sampling

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    coexist between the target populations. Haer & Becher (2012) concludes that the suitable sampling framing needs to be adopted only after understanding the surroundings of target populations. Essentially, outlining the goals of the survey by a random collection process of the target population is desired through the anonymous and rigorous surveying process. The goal of quantitative research is to find relationships among variables which can be dependent or independent variables. Delıce (2010) categorizes

  • Choosing Museum Exhibits

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    people with different responsibilities, but there are two people with the most important jobs when it comes to adding new exhibits: the archivist and curator. “Archivists and curators plan and oversee the arrangement, cataloguing, and exhibition of collections” (“Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians”, 2). Although these jobs seem very similar, the archivist and curator have different responsibilities. The most important role of an archivist is to over-look preserved records and documents of importance

  • The Narrator In A Rose For Emily By Faulkner

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    published in a national magazine. In the introduction of the essay I´m going to stablish the context in which we can find A Rose for Emily. It is a short story included in the collection called the Village, collection that also includes several works like DRY SEPTEMBER, HAIR OR THE EVENING SUN. The works in this collection have three things in common, the community, which as we are going to see a very important character as a whole, the solitude of human beings which in the case of Miss Emily is

  • The Eye and Poem to my Husband from my Father's Daughter

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    Sharon Olds. They are both taken from her collection “The Dead and the Living” and are entitled “The Eye” and “Poem to My Husband from my Fathers Daughter.” Olds is a contemporary writer who expertly maneuvers her work through modern life. In this particular collection, written in 1983, she takes us on an explorative journey through both the past and present of family life. I will explore the role of the family in both these poems and how, through the collection, a realization and acceptance is reached

  • Internship Reflection

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    An internship is a formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession. By this point in my internship I am more than half way through it and taking on more and more responsibilities and positions as I go along. After a minor break from researching, I researched for three more hours on the Victorian memorabilia project. I found out companies who made postcards and when the Sanborn map company emerged. Once I was done I wanted to prepare more for physical

  • The National Football Museum and Sporting Heritage

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    moved to Manchester city centre in 2012. The topics related too in this paper, are the types of heritage and identity represented by the museum, since the National Football Museum was founded to preserve, conserve and interpret numerous significant collections of football memorabilia and collectables from the sport of football. It is also connected to the identities of many individuals, groups and nations displaying its prominence on a global scale. Therefore is seems apparent that the topic concerned

  • Women Artists and the Female Form

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    Women Artists and the Female Form "The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told." Cindy Sherman Cindy Sherman is an American born artist (b.1954) who grew up in Long Island. Her family was not particularly involved with the arts, so she developed her interest in the arts during her college days. She began with painting, but felt frustrated with its limitations and decided to pursue photography. She is one of the most esteemed photographers of the late

  • Isabella Gardner Museum Heist: A Clever Ruse

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    That is just what happened on that night of March 18th, 1990 when the thieves took off with 13 pieces of what seemed to be random art selections out of a vast collection of 2,500 pieces (some way more valuable than what was taken.) Anne, completely understanding the last wishes of a stubborn and controlling woman, saw this as a way to make the museum unique, thus generating business. The museum now has empty frames

  • Relationships Between Denmark and the Greenland

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    monopolize trade and fishing rights. Due the historical context the colonization of Greenland was peaceful with no military action being taken. The National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen has a permanent Arctic exhibition and Ethnographic treasure collection that reflects Greenland's standing and past with Denmark. A text panel immediately upon entry to the exhibitions states “Danish expeditions, missionaries and merchants rediscovered Greenland in the 17th century” , this appears to be the attitude

  • Met Acquisitions Policy Paper

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    In museological literature, the term ‘acquisition’ refers to the act of acquiring or receiving new objects to add to a museum’s existing collection. These objects can be obtained through various means, for instance they may be purchased, received as gifts or bequests, gained through processes of exchange or through archaeological fieldwork. Essentially, for an object to be acquired by a museum, title or legal ownership to that object must transfer from its current owner to the museum. An ‘acquisitions

  • Database Report

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    Database Report Introduction A database contains a collection of information organised in such a way that a computer program can quickly select pieces of data. You can think of a database as an electronic filing system. A field is a single piece of information; a record is one complete set of fields; and a file is a collection of records. For example, a telephone book is analogous to a file. It contains a list of records, each of which To access information from a database, you need

  • What It Takes to be a Museum Curator

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    Nature of the Work Being a museum curator involves time, dedication, and good management skills. A museum curator is responsible for items in a museum that belong to the museum or are being borrowed. They decide when an object is sold/,lent, exchanged, or bought. Aside from managing objects and displays, curators are also in charge of planning public outreach events and programs, such as lectures or tours at the museum. They are also in charge of arranging workshops and classes, finding and hiring