Invertebrate Zoology

The Collection

Collection Renovation Project: Improving Resources for Specimen-based Research at Carnegie Museum  

STORAGE—Provided a storage solution for a classic space and national treasure, the Holland Room, by retrofitting 257 existing cabinets with steel shelving liners that accommodate both historical and new Holland drawers, compatible with USNM unit tray storage. Back to NSF Project home 

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William Jacob Holland and Hugo Kahl in Holland Room in 1920s.

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Holland Room in the 2000s.

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Holland cabinet triad with glass door open.

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Holland Room cabinets with new steel liners in place.

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Holland Cabinet triad, middle column on left side; detail of old runners.

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Holland Room cabinets with new steel liners inserted.

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Old Holland cabinet construction and wooden runners.

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New Holland cabinet and metal runners.

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Historic Holland Room storage cabinets.

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Modern compactorized storage system.