Regent Henderson Purchases Mollusks Collection

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Regent John B. Henderson purchases the General Evezard Collection of mollusks for the Division of Mollusks. The collection is estimated at from 7,000 to 10,000 specimens. "This collection fills a decided gap in our Indian and South American series ... and adds materially to our South Sea Island and other faunas."


Henderson, J. B (John Brooks) 1870-1923


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 298, Box 1, "Local Notes," 10/26/1922, p. 2.

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