The Hawaiian Museum is now ready for the reception of articles of interest pertaining to the Archeology and Natural History of the Kingdom.
Glass cases have been fitted up, which are secured with locks: and depositors may rest assured that any articles of interest which they may deposit in the Museum will be carefully preserved.
All articles sent to the Museum will be entered in the names of their depositors, whether sent as loans, gifts, or for sale. Each article should be accompanied with a concise description, and be designated whether sent as loans, gifts or for sale; and if for sale, the prices should be stated.
Any one desirous of contributing to the Museum in any of the specific branches of the natural history of the kingdom, will meet with every encouragement, and all the assistance it may be possible to grant in the furtherance of his efforts, by making such desires known at the Curator’s Office, in the Museum Room, Government House.
All articles designed for the Museum should be sent to the “Curator of the Hawaiian Museum, Government House;” and the receipt of all articles will be duly acknowledged.
The Hawaiian Museum will be open to the public, every day, Sundays excepted, between the hours of 9 A. M., to 4 P. M.
H. R. Hitchcock,
Curator Hawaiian Museum.
Honolulu, Nov. 8th, 1875.
(Hawaiian Gazette, 3/8/1876, p. 2)