Rose field notes, 1893 - 1903

ID: SIA Acc. 12-052

Creator: Rose, field notebook, greenhouse plants, 1899 - 1904

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1893-1904

Citation: Joseph Nelson Rose field notes from the Department of Botany

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This field book includes the field notes of Joseph Nelson Rose from 1893 to 1904, in four sections. The first section includes narrative field notes from 1893 in Yellowstone National Park, and possibly other locations. Entries include descriptions of locations, collecting activities, and lists of plants observed. The second section includes plants cultivated by Rose, 1903 to 1904. Entries list: numbers (C1 to C25); scientific name; and notes on where the specimen was sent from. The third section includes a list of plants collected in Texas, Colorado, Switzerland, Italy, Mexico and New Mexico, 1903-1904. This list includes numbers 701 through 12,000. The fourth section includes a plant list of specimens collected in Arizona, Mexico, California, and several other locations in the United States and South America, 1899-1903. This list includes numbers 1 through 700.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 24, 1893

End Date


Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Yellowstone National Park
  • New Mexico
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Mexico
  • California
  • Arizona


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-052

Collection name

Joseph Nelson Rose field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library