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M.L. Bean Museum

 Organization

Administrative History

The M.L. Bean Museum (established 1978) houses the life sciences collections of Brigham Young University.

The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum was opened to the public in 1978. The museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and maintains membership in the Natural Science Collections Alliance. Research collections of vascular and non vascular plants, invertebrate and vertebrate animals are maintained and made available to research scientists and educators. Public exhibits and educational programs are offered.

Citation

Perla, 1982-1983: t.p. (M.L. Bean Museum, Brigham Young University)

Res. cent. dir., 1986: v. 1, p. 122 (Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum; f. 1978)

The Great Basin naturalist, Oct. 1999: p. 301 (M.L. Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University)

Bean Museum website, Oct. 21, 2011: Description page (research collections of vascular and non-vascular plants, invertebrate and vertebrate animals; available to research scientists and educators; public exhibits and programming offered)

College of Life Sciences, Oct. 3, 2011: Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum (1978, accredited by American Association of Museums, membership in Natural Science Collections Alliance, vascular and non-vascular plants, invertebrate and vertebrate animals, research scientists and educators, public exhibits, educational programs)

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Daily Universe heritage edition dedicated to the opening of the Bean Museum

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA SC 113
Scope and Contents Contains articles about the M.L. Science Museum, the dedication, and its namesake Monte L. Bean.
Dates: Publication: 1978

Herbert H. Frost papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3177
Abstract This collection consists of Herbert H. Frost's papers consisting of administrative items for the department of Zoology of Brigham Young University, his class notes during his professional and undergraduate career, and research. Also includes Frost's personal papers during missionary service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1912-1983

Herbert H. Frost administrative papers, approximately 1960-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains meeting minutes, budget information, department meetings, awards, and goals of the Zoology Department of Brigham Young University. Materials date from approximately 1960 to 1982.
Dates: approximately 1960-1982

Herbert H. Frost class notes, 1912-1983, bulk: bulk 1968-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains lecture notes and class materials used in Herbert Frost's classes that he taught throughout his career.
Dates: 1912-1983; Majority of material found within 1968-1983

Herbert H. Frost religious papers, approximately 1960-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains various papers and notes compiled by Herbert Frost while he was serving as public relations officer for the Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Mission.
Dates: approximately 1960-1982

Herbert H. Frost research, 1927-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains research information collected by Herbert Frost during various research projects he conducted and in which he participated.
Dates: 1927-1982

Herbert H. Frost undergraduate and graduate studies, 1939-1946

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains papers, reports, and homework done by Herbert Frost when he was an undergraduate and also a graduate in college.
Dates: 1939-1946

M.L. Bean Museum correspondence and memorandums, 1971-1983

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 1132 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence and campus memorandums relating to the M.L. Bean Museum from 1971 to 1983.
Dates: 1971-1983

M.L. Bean Museum general office files, undated

 Series — Box: 2, Folder: 1-12
Identifier: UA 1132 Series 2
Scope and Contents Containst he general office files of the M.L. Bean Museum, including financial records, floor plans, meeting minutes, and other materials relating to the opporation of the M.L. Bean Museum.
Dates: Other: undated