Registrar Humor

Here’s a little something from the humor page at Registrar Trek: The Next Generation, including  Registrar’s Jokes and You Might Be a Registrar If…

For those of you who are a member of the general public or for those who work in a larger institution, a registrar is the museum professional tasked with maintaining collections records, supervising object handling and transportation, and overseeing collections-related contracts and policies. According to our best research, they all look like this

At least, we think so. To our knowledge we have never seen a registrar and neither has anyone else. But they have a web page (and someone keeps telling the educators they can’t do whatever they want with the collection), so they must exist.

About T.H. Gray

T.H. Gray is the self-appointed court jester and Dr. Demento for the history museum field. A lifelong museum professional and reenactor, he is a graduate of the prestigious Peale-Barnum Public History Museum Studies Program. Until 2011, when the AHS hired him away, he was on staff at the Benjamin Dover Memorial Museum & Swimming Pool ("Our History is All Wet!"). He remembers when museums were still about history, science, and art. BTW, all of these posts say they are by T.H. Gray because he can't turn off the byline. Credit, when due, is given. View all posts by T.H. Gray

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