M.L. Bean Museum
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:
Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and press releases regarding the Monte L. Bean Museum at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah from 1983 to 1996.
Contains correspondence, ranging from the period of Wilmer W. Tanner's doctoral work at the University of Kansas to the period following his retirement from Brigham Young University. Materials dated 1940-2009.
Contains a variety of records including correspondence, manuscripts submitted for publication, pamphlets and directories, financial records and ledgers, proposals, reports, minutes, all associated with various professional,academic and governmental organizations with which Wilmer W. Tanner worked during the 1950s to the 1970s. Materials dated approximately 1950-1980.
Contains correspondence, budgetary records, notes, newspaper clippings, minutes, a brief history, and other miscellaneous records associated with the M.L. Bean Museum at Brigham Young University and its endowment. Materials dated 1971-2009.
Contains correspondence, bibliographies, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of a family history, inspirational papers, various materials on evolution, the MX Coordinating Program, Provo City Power, and other records of personal interest to Wilmer W. Tanner, 1950 to 2009. Materials dated 1950-2009.
Contains records associated with research, including notes, lists of books and reprints ordered and received, budgets, requisitions, data sheets, manuscripts, travel reimbursement records, drawings, charts, plates, computer printouts, and other materials dating from various points between 1950 and 1980 and dealing primarily with herpetology and research in the Nevada Test Site. Materials dated approximately 1950-1980.