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MA-30-13-0365-13

J.F. Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota
Fiscal Year: 
2013
Award: 
$149,999.00
City: 
Minneapolis
State: 
MN
Program: 
Museums for America
Program Categories: 
Collections Stewardship
Issue Areas: 

The Bell Museum of Natural History will conserve its complete set of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America folio. The museum will purchase and install an archival print storage system, move the collection to a secure, climate-controlled storeroom, complete conservation treatment of the folio, and electronically catalog and create high-quality digital images of all 435 prints to promote public access by scholars and others while protecting the originals.