History, memory and narrative in a national museum
by Bain Attwood
This article examines the ways in which historical conventions can determine the nature of the stories that museums seek to tell and influence the manner in which many expect these to be narrated.
Weird and wonderful
The first objects of the National Historical Collection
by Libby Robin
The story of how Sir Colin MacKenzie's zoological specimens became 'history' reveals as much about the changing nature of museums and national collections in the twentieth century as about the collector himself.
by Nicole McLennan