Samuel Stehman Haldeman

12 August 1816 - 10 September 1880

Born: Locust Grove, Pennsylvania.

Died: Chickies, Pennsylvania.

Occupation: Professor of Natural Science & Malacologist, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania. Geologist, State of New Jersey, 1837-1842. Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1851-1880.

Contributor: Journal Boston Society of Natural History; Proceedings and Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.

Research Interests: Unionids, sphaeriids, gastropods.

Data from: Abbott, R.T., and M.E. Young (eds.). 1973. American Malacologists: A national register of professional and amateur malacologists and private shell collectors and biographies of early American mollusk workers born between 1618 and 1900. American Malacologists, Falls Church, Virginia. Consolidated/Drake Press, Philadelphia. 494 pp.

Published 200 papers on philosophy, chess, mollusks, and natural history.

Partial Bibliography

Haldeman, S.S. 1841. Descriptions of four species of Cyclas, three of which belong to the subgenus Pisidium: and two species of Cypris. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1(1):53.

Haldeman, S.S. 1841. [Remarks on the identity of Unio viridis and U. tappanianus.] Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1(7):104.

Haldeman, S.S. 1842. [Communication correcting nomenclature.] Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1(13-14):176- 177.

Haldeman, S.S. 1842. Description of five new species of North American fresh-water shells. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:200-202.

Haldeman, S.S. 1842-1845. A monograph of the freshwater univalve mollusca of the United States including notices of species in other parts of North America. E.G. Dorsey, Philadelphia, PA. 231 pp. + 40 plates.

Haldeman, S.S. 1844. Enumeration of the recent fresh-water Mollusca common to North America, Europe, etc. Journal of the Boston Society of Natural History 4:468-484.

Haldeman, S.S. 1844. Mollusca. pp. 479-482 in Rupp's History of Lancaster County. Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Haldeman, S.S. 1846. Description of Unio abacoides, a new species. Annals of Natural History 18:430.

Haldeman, S.S. 1846. [Western uniones in the Susquehanna.] Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3(1):15-16.

Haldeman, S.S. 1846. Description of Unio abacoides, a new species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3(3):75.

Haldeman, S.S. 1846. Description of Unio abacoides, a new species. [reprint]. American Journal of Science and Arts 52(5):274.

Haldeman, S.S. 1857. Translation of "The Iconographic Encyclopedia of Science, Literature, and Art, systematically arranged." with additions, and edited by S.F. Baird. New York, New York 2:49-90.

Haldeman, S.S. 1865. On the propriety of Leptoxis as a generic name. American Journal of Conchology 1(4):298.

Haldeman, S.S. 1870. On nomenclature. American Naturalist 3:159.