SIA Acc. 97-052, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks, Records, c. 1870-1947

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Summary

This accession consists of miscellaneous records of the Division of Mollusks and include the general correspondence of William Healey Dall, Paul Bartsch, and Robert Edwards Carter Stearns concerning the identification and acquisition of specimens, and their research interests; correspondence concerning Paul Bartsch's work as Chairman of the Molluscan Subcommittee of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1913-1916; correspondence between Paul Bartsch and the Cuban malacologist, Charles T. Ramsden, 1914-1946; a historical sketch of the Division of Mollusks written by William Healey Dall in 1906; and miscellaneous historical materials.

Subject

  • Bartsch, Paul 1871-1960
  • Dall, William Healey 1845-1927
  • Stearns, Robert E. C (Robert Edwards Carter) 1827-1909
  • Ramsden, Charles T
  • International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

Notes

  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1870
  • 1870-1947
  • c 1870-1947

Topic

  • Marine invertebrates
  • Malacologists
  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Mollusks
  • Invertebrates
  • Zoologists

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 97-052

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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