Securing the Future for Smithsonian Collections: Smithsonian Collections Space Framework Plan

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Summary

Report and planning document that surveyed the storage conditions of collections Smithsonian-wide, including 138 million objects and specimens, 157,000 cubic feet of documents and 2 million books, and prepared the framework for a strategic plan to set standards for handling collections across the Institution. Coordinated by the National Collections Program with input from staff across the Institution and the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations.

Subject

  • National Collections
  • Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
  • National Collections Program
  • Securing the Future for Smithsonian Collections Smithsonian Collections Space Framework Plan (2014: Report)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Notes

Report is available online: https://www.si.edu/Content/Pdf/About/2015-Collections-Space-Framework-Plan.pdf

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

2014

Topic

  • Museum storage facilities
  • Report - Smithsonian
  • Strategic planning
  • Museums
  • Smithsonian Institution Strategic Plans
  • Museums--Collection management

Form/Genre

Report

Physical description

Number of pages: 38 Page numbers: 1-36

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