This resource outlines Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives’ Fawcett Collection Project Plan between February 2005 and August 2006. The project formed part of their work to inventory their archaeology collection, comprising of 7513 objects. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource as a PDF.
Bristol’s Museums, Galleries and Archives archaeology collections contains over 500,000 objects. The collections contains Pre-Historic, Roma, Medieval, Post-Medieval and all embracing Antiquarian collections. The archaeology collection is a large collection with complicated documentation and collections management requirements. Records exist in either manual or computerised format for most of the collections. However, for many objects the […]
The Retrospective documentation procedure involves the improvement of the standard of information about objects and collections to meet Spectrum Minimum Standards by the documentation of new information for existing objects and collections. Retrospective Documentation is a Spectrum Primary Procedure. This means that in order to meet the documentation requirements for the Museum Accreditation Scheme an […]
The Inventory control procedure is the maintenance of up-to-date information accounting for and locating all objects for which the organisation has a legal responsibility. This may include objects on loan, unaccessioned or previously undocumented items, temporarily deposited objects and support collections. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource as a […]
This fact sheet explores how the Retrospective documentation Spectrum procedure might work in your museum, and is aligned to the requirements of the Accreditation Scheme for Museums and Galleries in the UK. Retrospective documentation is a Spectrum Primary Procedure, which means that it is an essential component of a workable and efficient museum Documentation System. […]