Accession Memorandum for "7 Mollusca"

ID: SIA2010-0991

Creator: Bartsch, Paul

Form/Genre: Document

Date: March 27, 1946

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 305, Box 914, Folder: 172713 Navy Dept

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The United States National Museum's Accession Memorandum No. 172713 is for a collection of "7 Mollusca collected by donor & others on Pelelieu, Guam, Ulithi," and received from the United States Department of the Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) #2, through R. H. (Rollin Harold) Baker. The memo is signed by Paul Bartsch, Curator at the United States National Museum, on behalf of the U.S. National Museum, Department of Biology, Division of Mollusks, March 27, 1946.


  • Baker, Rollin H (Rollin Harold) 1916-2007
  • United States National Museum
  • United States. Dept. of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Naval Medical Research Unit, No. 2


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  • NAMRU collected many specimens during and after World War II, especially medically important species.
  • See also SIA2010-0990 and SIA2010-0988 for other Accession Memorandums for Accession No. 172713.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 305, Box 914, Folder: 172713 Navy Dept

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March 27, 1946

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