For more information, please contact Bob Sonderman, Regional Curator and Director of the Museum Resource Center, and if you need assistance from Resource Stewardship and Science (RESS), you may submit a Solution for Technical Assistance Requests (STAR) request online (NPS Only).
- Collections Management Plans (CMP) / Museum Emergency Operations Plans (MEOP)
Prince William Forest Park, Virginia -
CMPs and MEOPs are primary planning documents for park museum collections. These documents are site specific and provide park management guidance on handling their collections. The CMP/MEOP recently completed for Prince William Forest Park is the first combined plan for an NPS park (2017).
- Museum Collections Storage
Museum Resource Center, Landover, MD -
MRCE recently installed two compact shelving systems each of which can store up to 2,600 linear feet of archival materials. Such units dramatically reduce the storage footprint and improve access to collections (2018).