Buried in the Footnotes: The Representation of Disabled People in Museum and Gallery Collections
"The project brief was to investigate evidence within UK museum and gallery collections that relates to the lives of disabled people, both historical and contemporary. They aimed to investigate how this material is displayed, interpreted, and made accessible to the public; the factors affecting how information is collected, documented and made publicly available; and the influences on curators' attitudes - both past and present -towards this information and its dissemination..."
An interesting booklet about a one-year project carried out by the Research Centre for Museums and Galleries (RCMG), Department of Museum Studies and the University of Leicester. This project was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Board's Innovations Awards Scheme.
You can find the PDF version of the booklet here.