SIA Acc. 11-094, Rock, Joseph Francis Charles 1884-1962, Joseph Francis Charles Rock Field Books, 1920-1929

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Summary

This collection, also referred to as the Rock specimen catalog, is related to a larger collection consisting chiefly of photographs of landscapes and plants taken by Joseph Francis Charles Rock on collecting trips to China and Tibet from 1922-1929. The specimen catalogs and field notes that comprise this collection were written by Rock during his botanical collecting efforts in China, Tibet, Thailand, Assam and Myanmar. The field notes consist of seven bound volumes and one document box containing three unbound field books. Five bound volumes and one unbound volume document Rock's work collecting botanical specimens in China and Tibet. Two bound volumes and one unbound volume document Rock's collecting efforts in China, Thailand, Myanmar, and Assam, a current province of India.

Subject

  • Rock, Joseph Francis Charles 1884-1962
  • Field Book Project (Washington, D.C.)

Notes

For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

By geographic region

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1920
  • 1920-1929

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted. Records located at the National Museum of Natural History. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-094

Physical description

0.87 cu. ft. (0.87 non-standard size boxes)

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