Procedures for organizing and maintaining docent programs presented by the Docent Forum of Northern California October 25, 1982

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  • Museums -- Educational aspects.,
  • Visual education -- Museums.,
  • Volunteer workers in museums.

Edition Notes

Presented at the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

Book details

Statementcompiled and edited by Alice Lowe and Anne Reisman.
ContributionsLowe, Alice., Reisman, Anne.
LC ClassificationsAM125 P76
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18293861M

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