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Collecting in Nazi-Germany – Max Bänninger and his Beetles - ETHeritage
Max Bänninger’s collection of beetles is one of the most valuable – because very well documented and broad – and internationally renowned in the ETH entomological holdings. The bulk of his collection was acquired in Germany. Many items were collected during the national socialist period (1933 to 1945). Yet the collector himself, Bänninger, has remained …