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
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.
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Botany
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7287, Joseph Francis Rock Collection