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Sample Documents from the American Association for Museums (AAM)

Association for Museums (AAM) Museums that are members of AAM have access to sample documents from museums of all sizes around the country. These samples include, but are not limited to Bylaws for museums, internal groups, and external organizations.

• Codes of Ethics
• Collections Plans
• Collections Management Policies
• Conservation Plans
• Copyright & Reproduction Policies
• Cyclical Maintenance/Housekeeping Procedures
• Delegation of Authority (documentation of authority & responsibility delegated by the governing authority to the museum director)
• Development Policies
• Disaster/Emergency Plans
• Endowment Policies• Facility Use Agreements
• Institutional Plans
• Integrated Pest Management Policies
​• Interpretive Plans
• Management Agreements (an agreement between 2 organizations detailing roles & responsibilities of each)
• Mission Statements
• Mothballing Historic Structures Materials
• Organization Charts
• Performance Appraisal Forms
• Personnel Policies
• Position Descriptions
• Record Retention Policies
• Statements of Support 

Please note: the General Facility Report is not available as a sample document. It must be purchased through the AAM Bookstore

Links to State & Federal Agencies:

The Association for the Study of Connecticut History 

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism 

Connecticut League of History Organizations 

Connecticut History Online 

Connecticut Humanities Council 

Connecticut Society of Genealogists 

Connecticut State Historical Records Advisory Board 

Connecticut State Library 

Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation

Federal:American Association of Museums 

American Association for State and Local History 

Heritage Preservation 

Institute of Museum and Library Services 

National Endowment for the Arts 

National Endowment of the Humanities 

National Park Service 

National Trust for Historic Preservation 

National Center for Preservation, Technology and Training

Museum & Library Suppliers:

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Gaylord Brothers



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