A Museum Registrar is responsible mainly for the cultivation of documents in a museum.  This entails detailed recording and filing of facts and data such as the donor, place of origin, estimated value and others.  He ensures that artifacts are well maintained and are safe from disintegration especially because some items are rare and priceless.  The Museum Registrar must be up to date on information about other museum artifacts and identifies those which can be acquisitioned by the museum to increase its popularity.

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Marie Evans

Monon St. French Lick

Indiana, 7893

Phone: (878) 210-2100



Highly organized and methodical person seeking for a job as a Museum Registrar

Summary of Qualification

  • Very responsible and detail oriented in keeping records and files
  • Creative in making presentations and can innovate exhibit areas ensuring safety and entertainment to visitors
  • Very good in managing and handling working relationships with staff
  • With abilities to draft plans and execute them with efficiency

Career Experience/Job History

2008 – 2011: Assistant Museum Registrar, Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Assisted the museum registrar in making records and preparing acquisition reports
  • Kept and maintained records of artifacts and ensured safe handling and installation during exhibitions outside the museum
  • Installed and rotated artifacts within the museum
  • Created artistic presentation of the artifacts with proper lighting and case enclosures for priceless articles
  • Kept correspondence with other museums

2004-2008: History researcher, Indiana Railway Museum

  • Made research on the history of Indiana’s railways and developed its historical profile
  • Photographed and documented historical facts through site visitations and review of existing articles
  • Created presentation of artifacts using its historical background


1998-2002: Bachelor of Arts in Historical Studies, University of Indiana

2001: Membership to the American Association of Museum Professionals

Professional reference will be furnished upon request