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Composition of the collection

  • Works: reference books, general works, monographs, exhibition catalogues, pamphlets, etc. originating from the bibliographic collection of former museums of the City of Mons, from regular purchases, from donations or from exchanges with other cultural institutions in Belgium and in other countries, and from acquisitions made by the association Les Amis des Musées de Mons ("Friends of Mons Museums") during its cultural visits.
  • Ephemeral documents: invitation cards, leaflets, posters, press cuttings, etc.
  • Periodicals: the Documentation Centre subscribes to about 20 periodicals which have been analysed regularly since 2011 (museums and museology, fine art, decorative art, archaeology, world wars, local history, heritage)
  • Collections of books and archives relating to art collections deposited with BAM by the French Community of Belgium and the Fondation Roi Baudouin: Neirynck and Duvivier collections

 

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