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Resources for students studying Public History including: oral history, historical memory, museum studies, historic preservation, living history, digital humanities, documentary editing, and more.
Many of the resources provided in this guide are available at NMSU Library through the catalog. Others are available to you through Request It!
Request It! allows NMSU students and faculty to borrow books, journals, and articles from other institutions. Login to Request It! with your Aggie ID, enter the book/journal/article information, and submit! The Library will take care of the rest.
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With more than 400 entries on paper collectibles from the most obscure to the most common, this outstanding source is arranged alphabetically and provides written descriptions and photographs of anything from an ABC primer from 19th-century London to winkle bags. This is truly a source to be consulted by collectors or anyone looking for a glimpse of the past.
A Directory of Museums, Historic Sites, and Memorials catalogs the lives and accomplishments of over 400 famous people at 472 museums, historic sites, and related facilities devoted to them in the United States.
With essays by Charles Saumarez Smith, Ludmilla Jordanova, Paul Greenhalgh, Colin Sorensen, Nick Merriman, Stephen Bann, Philip Wright, Norman Palmer and Peter Vergo. "A lively and controversial symposium ... thought-provoking"--"The Sunday Times" (Paperbacks of the Year, 1989)"The essays are all distinguished by their topicality and lucidity."--"Museum" "News""A welcome addition to the library of Museology"--"Art Monthly""The New Museology is essential reading for all those seeking to understand the current debate in museum ideologies."--"International Journal of Museum Management and Scholarship"