Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Correspondence, 1952-1953, 1966, 1977-2015
This accession consists of correspondence created or maintained by Robert Hershler, Associate Curator, Curator, and Research Zoologist, 1985-2018, and Chairman of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, 2003-2004, in the Division of Mollusks at the National Museum of Natural History. Hershler specialized in gastropods with focus on snails. Topics covered include data exchanges, specimen identification, publications, expeditions, research, and projects. Some materials are dated before 1965, when the Department of Zoology was divided into vertebrate and invertebrate branches. Materials include correspondence, charts, reports, maps, geological surveys, photographs, field notes, scientific illustrations, and related materials.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Hershler, Robert
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mollusks
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Zoology
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-149, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Correspondence