Object exit forms

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Collections Trust supplies pre-printed, triplicate forms that support the SPECTRUM Object exit procedure and are used whenever an object leaves the museum. You can buy these in our online shop. The forms can be customised by overprinting your museum’s name and address, and can also be pre-numbered to your specification. The forms allow the museum to capture signatures (of […]

Part of: Removing

SPECTRUM 4.0: Deaccession and disposal procedure

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The Deaccession and disposal procedure involves the management of disposal (the transfer, or destruction of objects) and of deaccession (the formal sanctioning and documenting of the disposal). It ensures good practice for the deaccession and disposal of objects from the long term collection. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource as […]

SPECTRUM 4.0: Object exit procedure

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The Object exit procedure involves the management and documentation of objects leaving the organisation’s premises. It ensures good practice whenever objects leave the museum for any reason (e.g. disposal, conservation treatment, loan) and defines the information that could be collected. Object exit is a SPECTRUM Primary Procedure. This means that in order to meet the documentation […]

The legal and ethical status of museum collections: curatorially motivated disposals

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This resource relates to the Accreditation Standard 2.1 Satisfactory arrangement for the ownership of collections. ‘The museum must take responsibility for all the collections it manages. It must be able to provide information on the size of the collections and the proportion of the collections owned by and on loan to it. Any risks relating […]