Harald A. Rehder Papers,
circa 1932-1985

Collection ID:
Accession 97-058
Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907-
circa 1932-1985
Physical Description:
5.93 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 12x17 box)
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research materials, photographs, and 35mm slides documenting Rehder's curatorial career at NMNH; his malacological research; expeditions and field work; and professional activities, especially with the AMU. Researchers should also consult Record Unit 73 for Rehder's correspondence as Curator, Division of Mollusks, NMNH.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Harald A. Rehder (1907-1996) served as a Curator in the Division of Mollusks, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), from 1932 until his retirement in 1965. He continued to work at NMNH as a Research Associate from 1965 to 1985. Rehder was an internationally recognized specialist on the mollusks of the south and central Pacific Ocean. The author of over 140 books and papers on mollusks, Rehder was a member of several collecting expeditions, mostly to islands in the Pacific. He was active professionally and was a founder and president of the American Malacological Union (AMU).

Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-058, Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907-, Harald A. Rehder Papers
Access Restriction
Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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