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SMMP LIST SERVER
are encouraged to interact with your fellow SMMP members via our list server:
when you reply to an email sent via our list server,
you will be replying to the sender, although you have the option of copying the
Tony Kampf processes additions to and
deletions from the list server. That way we can limit
the list to our membership and if a member decides that they want to be dropped
from the list, Tony will know whether to send them the
SMMP Newsletter by snail mail. Note that you are only be able to
send via the list server by using your email address that is on the list server.
This should be the same one that is used in our on-line roster.
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Click on the
link below to go to the minutes:
MINUTES OF THE
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American Geological Institute (AGI)
Government Affairs Program
International Geoscience Advisory Committee
Collections Alliance NSCA)
Although the Society of Mineral
Museum Professionals maintains no official ties with the
Commission on Museums
(CM) of the
International Mineralogical Association
(IMA), the Commission resolved at its December, 2000, meeting in Melbourne,
Australia, to support SMMP's efforts in uniting mineral museum professionals
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Colorado School of Mines
A pre-Denver show mineral event highlighting
will be held on Wednesday night, September 14, 2005, from 7 10 p.m. at the
Geology Museum of the Colorado School of Mines. The facility is located at 1310
Maple Street in Golden, Colorado. Hors doeuvres, cash bar and silent auction
will be available.
The Museum is located across from the Steinhauer Field House. A detailed CSM map
is available at
www.mines.edu/csm_maps/. For further information, contact: Paul Bartos (303)
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smmp grant program
Awards are to support
curatorial research and methodologies that address one or more of the Society of
Mineral Museum Professionals (SMMP) mission statement goals: 1) foster
recognition of mineral science collections as essential scientific, educational
and cultural resources, 2) promote support for growth, maintenance and use of
collections and exhibits and, 3) advance museum practice through cooperation in
the development, review and dissemination of information. Amounts vary up to a
maximum of $1000 per grant. Grant awards determined by SMMP Board of Directors.
Grant applications are available on request.
For more information, go to the
SMMP Grant Program webpage.
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are $10.00 U.S., payable to Anna Domitrovic, treasurer, 6118 W. Lazy
Heart Street, Tucson, AZ 85713. Any directory changes or
additions should be sent to Tony Kampf. In Europe,
dues can be remitted to Peter Davidson, National Museums of Scotland,
Edinburgh EH1 1JF, SCOTLAND.
Note that you can check your dues
payment status on the SMMP on-line roster. The year shown in the last column indicates
the last year for which you have paid. If you are delinquent, please remit your
dues payment as soon as possible.