Harvard (A). A survey of the new administrative and curatorial organisation is given in Taxon 32 (1983) 704. Herbarium Pacificum (BISH). Since the renovation the collections have been placed in a specially designed compactor system for more easy access. There is now 43.7% more collection storage space while working space has increased by 51%. Hereby the gifts of algae (± 68,000 specimens) and mosses (± 22,000) finally could be incorporated. A backlog of 20,000 specimens was mounted. The renovation was made possible with ca. US$ 337,000 provided by the NSF.