SIA Acc. 12-052, Rose, J. N (Joseph Nelson) 1862-1928, Joseph Nelson Rose Field Notes, 1887-1929

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This collection consists of the field notes of Joseph Nelson Rose from collecting trips to Mexico, the southwestern United States, and other locations to collect cacti. The majority of Rose's field notes are lists of plants, and two different types of collector numbering conventions appear to have been used. Some items include more narrative observations in Mexico of life and culture. Greenhouse notes on cacti are also included as well as several plant specimens.


Rose, J. N (Joseph Nelson) 1862-1928


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Item List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1887
  • 1887-1929


  • Botany
  • Plants


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Artifacts

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-052

Physical description

3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)

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