On the Effort to
Preserve the Study Collection
of the Center for Bead Research
What Will Happen to the Collection?
Progress of the Fundraising to Preserve the Collection
Jamey Allen's Memorial to Peter Francis Jr.
James Lankton's Description of the Memorial Service
Lankton's Eulogy at the Service
Cause of Death
THE BEAD MUSEUM
To see tributes from the Bead Community, go to Sidney Oliver's website HandThoughts.
Beads-L list-serv co-facilitator Deborah Zinn compiled these tributes into a memorial book for the Reverend and Mrs. Francis.
Center for the
Study of Beadwork
What Has Been Raised So Far
What the money is needed for in general terms
Packing and preparing the collection for transport from Lake Placid, New York to the Bead Museum in Glendale, Arizona
Shipping and insuring the work while in transit
This last includes accessioning the collection into the records of The Bead Museum, properly conserving it, purchasing appropriate storage or display units to hold the material, publishing Peter's material as appropriate, whether in print or on the web, creating exhibitions or portions of exhibitions based on the material, and other expenses not described here.
Would you like to make a Donation?
To make a donation to the effort to preserve Peter's collection, please make out your check to The Bead Museum and send it to the Peter Francis Jr Collection Fund, The Bead Museum, 5754 W. Glenn Drive, Glendale, AZ 85301. Your donation is fully tax-deductible and will go into a restricted fund to be used only for expenses related to Peter's collection. If you do make a donation, please send an email to the fundraising committee so that we can update the above list to include you and your donation. Please let me know if you wish to remain anonymous or not. To send an email to the fundraising committee, click here.
This page last updated July 7, 2003
Special thanks to the CSB's web advisor David Weisel