ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Glass Records
Scope and Contents
This set of records was created by secretary of the Comité international de l'ICOM pour les musées et collections du verre (ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Glass Records) in the course of his duties. It is divided into three series:
(1) Administrative Records, 1977-1995
(2) Meeting Minutes and Notes, 1980-1997
(3) Conference Materials and Subcommittees, 1980-1995
Language of Materials
Most materials are in English, but other languages are present in the records, including Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for public research. Researchers must make an appointment to view this collection.
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Biographical / Historical
Comité international de l'ICOM pour les musées et collections du verre is one of thirty international committees of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Its English name is ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Glass.
The committee held its first meeting in 1959. Since 1977, the committee has met annually to discuss the conservation and history of glass. It also sponsors the exchange of information about glass curation among museum professionals and publishes resources useful to its members.
1.5 Linear Feet (3 Hollinger Boxes)
Received from Jan Kock in 2016.
Processed by Colleen McFarland Rademaker, with assistance from Amanda LaLomia
- Comité international de l'ICOM pour les musées et collections du verre -- Archives
- Glass -- Collectors and collecting -- Archival resources Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
- Glass -- Museums -- Archival resources Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Glass Records, 1977-1997
- A Guide to the Records
- Colleen McFarland Rademaker
- October 18, 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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