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Accession 97-058,  Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907-,  Harald A. Rehder Papers, circa 1932-1985

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907-
Title: Harald A. Rehder Papers
Dates: circa 1932-1985
Quantity: 5.93 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection: Accession 97-058
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research materials, photographs, and 35 mm slides documenting Rehder's curatorial career at NMNH; his malacological research; expeditions and field work; and professional activities, especially with the AMU. Researchers should consult SIA RU000073 for Rehder's correspondence as Curator, Division of Mollusks, NMNH.

Historical Note

Harald A. Rehder (1907-1996) served as a Curator in the Division of Mollusks, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), from 1932 until his retirement in 1965. He continued to work at NMNH as a Research Associate from 1965 to 1985. Rehder was an internationally recognized specialist on the mollusks of the south and central Pacific Ocean. The author of over 140 books and papers on mollusks, Rehder was a member of several collecting expeditions, mostly to islands in the Pacific. He was active professionally and was a founder and president of the American Malacological Union (AMU).

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research materials, photographs, and 35mm slides documenting Rehder's curatorial career at NMNH; his malacological research; expeditions and field work; and professional activities, especially with the AMU. Researchers should also consult Record Unit 73 for Rehder's correspondence as Curator, Division of Mollusks, NMNH.

Access Restriction

Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-058, Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907-, Harald A. Rehder Papers

Container List

Box 1

Treatise on Paleontology

Box 1 of 7

Pacific Island Ecosystem Project

Box 1 of 7

Locality Notes

Box 1 of 7

Disotrsio Paper

Box 1 of 7

Rapa Island

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Smithsonian

Box 1 of 7

Indo-Pacific Marine Fauna Program

Box 1 of 7

Helen L. Hayes, Graduate Student

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Old Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Museo Mexiano de Malacologia (Carlos Prieto)

Box 1 of 7

Nomenclature - Miscellaneous Problems

Box 1 of 7

Land and Freshwater - West Indies

Box 1 of 7

Instructions for Collections and Preserving

Box 1 of 7

Indo-Pacific Mollusks - Branford Co.

Box 1 of 7

Marine Biology Research Laboratories

Box 1 of 7

Cooper, Ruth A.

Box 1 of 7

Oceanic Center, Smithsonian

Box 1 of 7

List of recipients of Easter Island Report

Box 1 of 7

Canadian Easter Island Expedition

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Easter Island Mollusks

Box 1 of 7

Requests for copies of Easter Island Paper

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Malacological Letters to write

Box 1 of 7

Museum Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Polynesian Trip on "Pele"

Box 1 of 7

Clippings and Pictures of Pitcairn Island

Box 1 of 7

Pictures and Clippings from Tahiti

Box 1 of 7

Easter Island Report letters

Box 1 of 7

Unidentified boat photo (2 folders)

Box 1 of 7

Smithsonian - Roebling Expedition, Yacht Iorano

Box 1 of 7

Polynesian Project Pictures

Box 1 of 7

Book - Peterson Shell Guide

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Islands Bill Cox has visited

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

Trip to Philadelphia and American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)

Box 1 of 7

Christmas cards from G. Thorson

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence

Box 1 of 7

French Polynesia - NGS grant, 1972

Box 1 of 7

Research, Correspondence, and Notes

Box 1 of 7

Photos of men preparing meal

Box 1 of 7

Harpidae - Additions Corrections

Box 1 of 7

Treatise of Paleontology

Box 1 of 7

Reprint Requests [RESTRICTED]

Box 1 of 7

Species Identification Requests

Box 1 of 7

Photographs

Box 1 of 7

H. A. Rehder Publications (Folders 1-2 of 4)

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

H. A. Rehder Publications (Folders 3-4 of 4)

Box 2 of 7

The American Malacological Union (4 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Shell Clubs - Local

Box 2 of 7

Marine Biological Research in Southeastern Polynesia

Box 2 of 7

Pseudovertagus Paper

Box 2 of 7

Correspondence regarding Project "Ia Orana"

Box 2 of 7

Sixberry, R. L. (2 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Balfour, David E.

Box 2 of 7

Project Pare - Polynesia

Box 2 of 7

Indo-Pacific Program - National Science Foundation

Box 2 of 7

Expeditions - Collecting Equipment to take

Box 2 of 7

Southeastern Polynesia Trip

Box 2 of 7

Indo-Pacific Species

Box 2 of 7

Molluscan Genera Aa-Am

Box 2 of 7

Molluscan Genera Am-Az

Box 2 of 7

Molluscan Genera Ba-Bz

Box 2 of 7

Molluscan General Ca-Cl

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Molluscan Genera Cn-Cz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Da-Dz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Ea-Ez

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Fa-Fz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Ga-Gz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Ha-Hz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera I, J, K

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera L-Lz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Ma-Me

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Mf-Mz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Na-Nz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Oa-Oz

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Pa-Pe

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Pf-Po

Box 3 of 7

Molluscan Genera Pr-Pz

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Molluscan Genera Q & R

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera Sa-Si

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera Si-Sz

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera Ta-Ti

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera Tj-Tz

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera U, V

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera W-Z

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera Miscellaneous 1

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera Miscellaneous 2

Box 4 of 7

Molluscan Genera Miscellaneous 3

Box 4 of 7

Slides, 1957, French Polynesia "Maylis"

Box 4 of 7

Slides, 1969, Planetree

Box 4 of 7

Slides, 1974, Easter Island, Chile

Box 4 of 7

Slides, 1976, Zolana

Box 4 of 7

Slides, 1973, Tuamotus, South Pacific

Box 4 of 7

Slides, 1973, Polynesia, 1978, South Pacific, 1973 Samoa

Box 4 of 7

Slides, December 1970

Box 4 of 7

List of slides

Box 4 of 7

Glass Plate Negatives (11 folders)

Box 4 of 7

Slides

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Negatives and Transparencies

Box 5 of 7

Ungrouped slides

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Harpa, animal, taken by Sandoed

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Marquesas

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Harpa species

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Polynesia species

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Harpidae shells (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Marquesas shells II

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Marquesas mollusk - Duplicates, taken July 9, 1968

Box 5 of 7

Microfilm of slides with guide

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Westward Expedition, 1970-1971 with guide

Box 5 of 7

Slides, South Pacific, 1964 II, Polynesia 1967 II and guide

Box 5 of 7

Slides, 1964, Hawaii, Polynesia I

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Polynesia, 1967 I

Box 5 of 7

Slides, Tahiti, 1963, Jalint, 1960, Fanning I, Johnston I

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Unidentified Diver Photographs (39 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

AMU Group Photos

Box 7 of 7

Portrait of C. S. Sargent

Box 7 of 7