History

History

Section Mammalogy

Curators of the mammal collections at Munich in chronological order (the whole zoological-zootomical collection had been managed by the first three mentioned):

SPIX, Johann Baptist Ritter von (1781-1826), junior civil servant from 1810 on, curator 1811-1826. WAGLER, Johann Georg (1800-1832), junior civil servant 1820-1832.

WAGNER, Johann Andreas (1797-1861), junior civil servant from 1832 on, curator from 1849 on, 1853-1861 curator of the Paläontologischen Sammlung [Palaeontological Collection] (nowadays cited as “Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und historische Geologie München” [„Bavarian State Collection for Palaeontology and historical Geology Munich“] , spatial and personnel seperated from the Zoological State Collection).

  • LEISEWITZ, Wilhelm (1874-1962), Kustos 1902-1940.
  • SCHWANGART, Friedrich (1874-1958), Kustos 1902-1907.
  • KÜHLHORN, Friedrich (1912-1987), Volontärassistent 1936-1939. BOHMANN, Ludwig (geb. 1912), planmäßiger Assistent 1939-1945.
  • HALTENORTH, Theodor (1910-1981), Konservator 1947-1975.
  • WEIGEL, Ingrid, wissenschaftliche Angestellte 1959-1974.
  • HEIDEMANN, Günther, Konservator 1975-1978.
  • KRAFT, Richard, Konservator 1979-2011.
  • HIERMEIER, Michael, Technical assistent; collection management since November 2011
  • HETEREN, Anneke van, section leader since 2017

Publications concerning the history of the Munich Mammal Collection and Presentation Collection at the Old Academia Munich, respectively

Kraft, R. (1992). Die Sektion Säugetiere der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. – Spixiana Suppl. 17: 138-153. [The Section Mammalia of the Zoological State Collection Munich].

Kraft , R. & W. Huber (1992). Die Zoologische Schausammlung in der Alten Akademie in München 1809-1944 – Spixiana Suppl. 17: 189-200. [The Zoological Presentation Collection in the Old Academia Munich 1809-1944].

Huber , W. & R. Kraft (1993). Sichtbares Gedächtnis der Natur. Die Alte Akademie in München und die Zoologische Staatssammlung. – Unser Bayern/Heimatbeilage der Bayerischen Staatszeitung 42(12): 97-99. [Apparent Memory of Nature. The Old Academia in Munich and the Zoological State Collection.].