Invertebrate Zoology

The Collection

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

TRANSFER—Transferred historical pinned specimens from defective Holland drawers into new Holland drawers and unit trays and arranged collections in retrofitted space to optimize access, pest control, and visitor use. Back to NSF Project home 


Image of representative old Holland drawer before transfer of specimens to unit trays in new Holland drawers.


An example of a new Holland drawer after transferring specimens to unit trays.


Top-down view of old Holland drawer.


Top-down view of new Holland drawer.


Former Scientific Preparator Dave Koenig transferring butterflies from old Holland drawers to unit trays and new drawers.


Stacks of old defective Holland drawers awaiting storage; these were replaced by new drawers containing unit trays.