This Collection Management Policy governs all procedures related to the development, management, preservation, and use of the Special Collections held by Bryn Mawr College. The policy provides a framework of professional standards to be used to establish guidelines for managing the collections.
The Collection Management Policy is a comprehensive written statement that:
- Sets forth the mission of the Bryn Mawr College Special Collections;
- Explains how this mission is pursued through collection activity,
- Articulates Bryn Mawr’s professional standards regarding objects in its care, and
- Serves as a guide to staff in carrying out their collection related responsibilities.