Divisional Records, 1950-1976

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Consists of records documenting the management of the Division of Mollusks, as well as research, field work, and professional activities of its curatorial staff. Curators represented in these materials include Harald Alfred Rehder, Senior Scientific Aid, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, Curator, and Senior Zoologist, 1932-1980; Joseph Paul Eldred Morrison, Senior Scientific Aid, Assistant Curator, and Associate Curator, 1934-1974; R. Tucker Abbott, Assistant Curator and Associate Curator, 1946-1954; Joseph Rosewater, Associate Curator and Curator, 1961-1985; and Clyde F. E. Roper, Associate Curator, Curator, and Research Zoologist, 1966- .


  • Rehder, Harald Alfred 1907-
  • Abbott, R. Tucker (Robert Tucker) 1919-1995
  • Rosewater, Joseph 1928-1985
  • Roper, Clyde F. E. 1937-
  • Morrison, Joseph Paul Eldred
  • United States National Museum


Series Level Description


  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1950
  • 1950-1976


  • Marine invertebrates
  • Animals
  • Invertebrate zoology
  • Mollusks



Local number

SIA RS00141

Physical description

1 cu. ft. processed holdings

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