Collection Renovation Project: Improving Resources for Specimen-based Research at Carnegie Museum
FLEAS—Resolved storage issues with the Traub flea collection by capturing label data and labeling 6,446 slides, rehousing 6,046 fluid-preserved lots into new glassware, and after sorting of entire collection by consulting specialists, transferred and arranged all slides into modern storage for maximum accessibility. Back to NSF Project home
Pen-and-ink drawing of flea from Traub Collection.
Artist-enhanced photograph of flea from Traub Collection.
New compound microscope purchased on grant for viewing and imaging flea collection.
Original Traub notebook and example of flea slide collection. Data was captured from notebooks to generate labels to affix to slides.
Closeup of flea slides.
New Eberbach cabinet for flea collection.
Inside view of Eberbach cabinet.
Close-up of flea slides in storage.
Close-up of flawed glass vial storage system used by Traub to house fleas.
Original glass vials used to store a portion of the Traub flea collection.