B-2 Know who cares about the management of your Federal museum collections


Federal collections are held in trust for the American public. A variety of stakeholders expect access to Federal museum property, and expect Federal stewards to manage those collections responsibly. Below are key stakeholders in the management of Federal museum collections.

Local Communities and Researchers

The Mariner's Museum works with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to research and provide access to the Monitor
http://monitor.noaa.gov/

Other Federal Agencies

Environmental Protection Agency

Guidelines for Research, Exploration and Salvage of RMS Titanic
http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/EPA-GENERAL/2000/June/Day-02/g13791.htm


Private institutions and citizens

San Diego Archaeological Center
http://www.sandiegoarchaeology.org/

Smithsonian Institution Affiliations
http://affiliations.si.edu/

Researchers

Managing Archeological Collections: Access and Use
http://www.cr.nps.gov/aad/collections/coll_01.htm

Educators

Teaching with Museum Collections
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/tmc/index.htm

Tribes

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nagpra/MUSEUMS/INDEX.HTM#Tribes

Osage Nation Tribal Museum
http://www.osagetribe.com/museum/

Malki Museum
http://www.malkimuseum.org