Expedition History, 1918

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  • Rose, George Munson
  • Rose, J. N (Joseph Nelson) 1862-1928
  • United States National Museum
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Harvard University Gray Herbarium


  • This is an expedition history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of expeditions to set it in its historical context. If we have identified SIA collections containing documentation of this expedition, they will be listed under "components," or "see more items in," below. Clicking on those links will open a brief description of relevant records.
  • Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution, 1918, pages 43-50
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1919, pages 9-10, Report of the Secretary
  • This expedition was part of a series of expeditions in cooperation with the United States National Museum (USNM), the New York Botanical Garden, and the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University. The purpose of these expeditions was to increase the amount of botanical collections from South America. The expedition gathered information about economic plants, which could be of value to the horticultural and agriculture interests of the United States, and made collections of approximately 6,000 botanical specimens and 100 jars of fruit seeds and plants. USNM associate curator Joseph Nelson Rose and photographer George Munson Rose participated. The expedition also traveled through Cuba, Panama and Haiti.

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  • 1918
  • 1918-1918


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • South America
  • Haiti
  • Cuba
  • Caribbean Area
  • Panama


Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00421

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