Rock field book no. 3801-5700

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

The field book documents Joseph Rock's botanical collecting efforts in China from May-August 1922. The book is comprised of a list of floral specimens numbered 3801-5700. Entries typically list genus but not species. Particular attention is paid to Rhododendron and Delphinium, specimens. Location is described by nearby place name and elevation in feet. The specimens are described by height and color. Unidentified specimens are described as monocot, dicot, or composite. The book is arranged chronologically by month.

Date Range

1922

Start Date

May 24, 1922

End Date

Aug 17, 1922

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.

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists

Place

China

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-094

Collection name

Joseph Francis Rock, field notes, 1920-1929

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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