Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes
This accession consists of records that document the tenure of Ernest A. Lachner (1915-1996), Associate Curator and Curator, 1949-1981 in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes. Materials include correspondence, certificates, reports and a small amount of papers relating to Lachner's service with World War II U. S. Army Air Forces, during which he specialized in physical oceanography, analyzing ocean waves to assist with the planned landing of troops on foreign shores.
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-152, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes, Correspondence