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Museum Acquires Extensive Freshwater Mollusk Collection


Abstract:
The largest privately held collection of freshwater mollusks in the nation has been donated to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. Collected by Herbert D. Athearn, the extensive collection of more than 23,000 lots of mollusks was previously housed in the Museum of Fluviatile Mollusks in Cleveland, Tennessee.
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9733