Museums and the State


IN the timely and suggestive leading article on museums in NATURE of March 11 there are references to the Museum of Practical Geology that need explanation, not because they are incorrect, but because they are symptomatic of that forgetfulness of the fundamental purposes of this museum which has long been obvious in some quarters.


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WAGNER, W. Museums and the State. Nature 105, 70 (1920).

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