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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
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.

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.

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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Preferred Citation

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

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