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Personal Photography

Photography is permitted for personal, noncommercial use.

Photography and Filming

Photo shoots and video shoots must be approved and scheduled in advance by contacting the museum director at (870) 575-8232 or UMCC asks that all photography and video shoots be scheduled at least ten (10) business days in advance. All filming and photography must be conducted without disruption to museum operations or limitations to access to exhibitions, stairwells, entrances/exits, high traffic areas or other locations of interest to museum visitors.

Collection Management Policy

The University Museum & Cultural Center collects, preserves, organizes and provides access to records, artifacts and memorabilia pertaining to the history of Branch Normal College, Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal School, Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal College, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the Arkansas Delta. A solid collection of over 50,000 items, including photographs, papers, manuscripts, catalogs, letters, yearbooks, journals, periodicals, artifacts and other ephemera, create the museum’s holdings that document the lives of the people who helped mold the history of UAPB and the Arkansas Delta.

Criteria For Acquisition

• Collections must fall within the scope of the collection policy
• UMCC must have the staff, funding, supplies and storage space to accept items or collections to be donated
• Donors must sign a Deed of Gift form
• Lenders must sign an Incoming Loan Agreement form
• Department chairpersons must sign a Department Records Transfer form

Examples Of Items That UMCC Collects
• Records from the offices of the Board of Trustees, Principals, Superintendents, Presidents, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors and Deans
• Records from other administrative offices and academic departments
• University publications
• Records from student and faculty organizations
• Biographies of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visiting scholars
• Copies of student papers, theses, and dissertations
• Institutional reports
• Course syllabi
• Yearbooks
• Local directories and alumni directories
• Photographs
• Newspapers
• Journals and magazines
• Oral histories/interviews
• Church records
• Family and personal papers
• Business/organization records
• Memorabilia and ephemera
• Funeral programs and obituaries