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Museum people

Peggy Thomson

Museum people

collectors and keepers at the Smithsonian

by Peggy Thomson

  • 375 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smithsonian Institution -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Smithsonian Institution.,
  • Museums.

  • About the Edition

    Uses interviews with curators, research scientists, technicians, and zookeepers to present life behind the scenes at the Smithsonian Institution.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Peggy Thomson ; ill. by Joseph Low.
    ContributionsLow, Joseph, 1911-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11.S8 T47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 305 p. :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4537106M
    ISBN 100136068898
    LC Control Number77003175
    OCLC/WorldCa2818038

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