Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, Volume 14, Parts 1895-1902

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Page 77 - It shall be the duty of the board of trustees, within ten days after the appointment of the librarian and other salaried employes, to report and file with the city comptroller a duly certified list of the persons so appointed, with the salary allowed to each, and the time or times fixed for the payment thereof, and they shall also furnish such comptroller with a list of all accounts and bills which may be allowed by said board of trustees. stating the character of the materials or services for which...
Page 18 - They should give adults the opportunity to continue the learning process begun in the schools. "|T]he people's museum should be much more than a house full of specimens in glass cases. It should be a house full of ideas, arranged with the strictest attention to system.
Page 19 - ... examined except by professional investigators. In every properly constructed museum the collections must, from the very beginning, divide themselves into these two classes, and in planning for its administration provision should be made not only for the exhibition of objects in glass cases, but for the preservation of large collections not available for exhibition, to be used for the studies of a very limited number of specialists.
Page 72 - None of said trastees shall receive any compensation from the city treasury, or otherwise, for their services as such trustees. And no member of said Board of Trustees shall become, or cause himself to become interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract or job for the purchase of any matter pertaining to the Museum, or of fuel, furniture, stationery or things necessary for the increase and maintenance of the Museum.
Page 78 - ... having a population of one hundred and fifty thousand or more, and less than...
Page 6 - ... a bond in the sum of one thousand dollars, with two or more sureties, to be approved by the...
Page 81 - SECTION 1. The board of trustees of the Milpubiic museu-n waukee public museum are hereby authorized to •"potnt*a "' appoint an acting custodian whenever the proper and service of the museum shall require it, and for such time and on such terms as they may deem proper. Such acting custodian shall be ex-officio the acting secretary of said board of trustees, and his acts as such shall receive full credit. Said board of trustees are also authorized to appoint from time to time honorary curators,...
Page 63 - Reconnaissances in the Cape Nome and Norton Bay regions, Alaska, in 1900,
Page 18 - if you wish your schools of science and art to be effective, your health, your air and your food to be wholesome, your life to be long and your manufactures to improve, your trade to increase, and your people to be civilized, you must have museums of science and art to illustrate the principles of life, wealth, nature, science, art, and beauty.
Page 1 - From and after the passage and publication of this act, the common council shall levy and collect annually, upon all taxable property of the said city, at the same time and in the same manner as other city taxes are levied and collected by law, a...

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