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ERIC Number: ED080388
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Nov
Pages: 39
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A Guide to Asian Collections in American Museums.
ASIA Society, New York, NY.
Asian art collections held in twenty-one states and in Canadian museums and galleries, representing a cross-section of study material available to the public, are listed in this guide. Some of the collections listed are broad in scope while others are confined to a special country. Asia as represented in the publication is defined as including all countries from Afghanistan to Japan. Information given includes name, address, hours, and director of the museum. Brief descriptions, written by directors, contain information concerning the history, scope, and size of collections. Museums and galleries are listed alphabetically by state. In addition to a brief introduction, the publication includes: 1) an outline of historic periods in China, India, and Japan (to serve as a study aid); 2)indices of countries represented and museums and galleries listed; 3) a glossary of foreign or unfamiliar terms; and 4) a selected bibliography of significant books for additional information (SJM)
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Authoring Institution: ASIA Society, New York, NY.