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Collection of cultural material

The book "Looking to the future: the collection of cultural material byhistorical societies", by Bronwyn Wilson, was published by the FAHS in 2000 in hard-copy format. Its contents are as follows:

Foreword
Why collect material?
Points to address when collecting material
Collection management policy
What do we collect?
The care of cultural material
Case studies
   'Junk' mail and catalogues
   Real estate brochures
   Flyers, posters and programs
   Newspapers
   Commercial documents and organisation records
   Photographs and photography
   Electronic media
      Video tape
      Audio tape
      The Internet
   Personal Writings
   Displays and exhibitions
Reference list and online sources
Contributing societies

"Looking to the future" may be accessed by clicking on the following link:
"Looking to the future: the collection of cultural material byhistorical societies"

"Looking to the future" may be downloaded free of charge as a PDF file (655 KB) by clicking on the following link:
Looking to the future: the collection of cultural material by historical societies, by Bronwyn Wilson (2000).