In this Technical Leaflet, Arthur Flitner provides a primer on selecting the appropriate insurance for local historical organizations holding collections.

Flitner discusses risk management and the various types of risk management techniques, using practical examples to define them.

Insurance is highlighted as a means of risk management and this leaflet explains how to determine the appropriate coverage for the different holdings of a museum -its buildings, personal property, and collections. He also explains different liability exposures, such as automobile liability and trustees liability.

Technical Leaflet #147

For more information on similar topics, please refer to Technical Leaflet Bundle 4, Risk Management.