SIA RU007287, Rock, Joseph Francis Charles 1884-1962, Joseph Francis Rock Collection, 1922-1929

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Summary

Creator:
Rock, Joseph Francis Charles 1884-1962
Title:
Joseph Francis Rock Collection, 1922-1929
Dates:
1922, 1922-1929
Notes:
Joseph Francis Rock (1884-1962) was a botanist who specialized in the flora of Hawaii and China. He directed many expeditions on which he collected zoological, ornithological, and botanical specimens
Summary:
This collection consists chiefly of photographs of landscapes and plants taken by Rock on collecting trips to China and Tibet, 1922-1929. The Rock Specimen Catalog, located in the Botany Library of the National Museum of Natural History, includes a list of plants collected, 1921-1924, and identification of plants taken, 1928-1929. Also in the Botany Department are manuscript maps prepared by Rock showing his itinerary, 1925-1927
Topic:
Botany
Subjects:
Rock, Joseph Francis Charles 1884-1962, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Botany
Form/Genre:
Maps, Collection descriptions, Photographs
Local Number:
SIA RU007287
Physical Description:
0.5 linear meter

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7287

Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962

Joseph Francis Rock Collection, 1922-1929

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962
Title: Joseph Francis Rock Collection
Dates: 1922-1929
Quantity: 0.5 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7287
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Joseph Francis Rock (1884-1962) was a botanist who specialized in the flora of Hawaii and China. He directed many expeditions on which he collected zoological, ornithological, and botanical specimens.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists chiefly of photographs of landscapes and plants taken by Rock on collecting trips to China and Tibet, 1922-1929. The Rock Specimen Catalog, located in the Botany Library of the National Museum of Natural History, includes a list of plants collected, 1921-1924, and identification of plants taken, 1928-1929. Also in the Botany Department are manuscript maps prepared by Rock showing his itinerary, 1925-1927.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7287, Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962, Joseph Francis Rock Collection

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Container List

Box 1

Introduction to National Geographic Society Photographs

Box 1 of 4

Index of Plants

Box 1 of 4

Index of Negative Numbers

Box 1 of 4

Rock with His Assistants, 1924

Box 1 of 4

Photographs taken by Rock on his collecting trips to China and Tibet (20 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Photographs taken by Rock on his collecting trips to China and Tibet (21 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Photographs taken by Rock on his collecting trips to China and Tibet (17 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Photographs taken by Rock on his collecting trips to China and Tibet (18 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Miscellaneous Photographs

Box 4 of 4

Correspondence and Notes

Box 4 of 4

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