Joseph Rock specimen labels from China, circa 1923, part 2

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[Specimen?] labels of Joseph Rock for birds collected in Likiang [current: Lijiang?] Snow Range (in Yunnan), Tseh Chung (Mekong Valley), and possibly other Chinese localities. Most labels are dated 1923, although labels from the previous or follow year may be found. Labels are divided into 9 envelopes, most containing approximately 100 [USNM catalog ?] numbers. Information on each label may include collector number (two numbers: one possibly collector number, the other, possibly catalog number), sex, date, locality, elevation, physical description (including colors), and additional notes. Some labels are written in Chinese. Envelopes include 296800-296899; 296900-296999; 297000-297099; 297100-297199; 297200-297299; 297300-297399; 297400-297499; 297500-297599; 297600-297634.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • China
  • Yunnan


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-469

Collection name

Joseph Francis Charles Rock Field Notes from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Box 63