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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-172

United States National Museum. Division of Plants

Curatorial Records, 1906-1925 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1906-1925 and undated
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 15-172
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials documenting the curatorial activities of Joseph Nelson Rose, a curator in the Division of Plants, 1896-1911 and 1917-1928. Rose specialized in the study of cacti. Some materials document Rose's leave of absence from the United States National Museum for field work in South America. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, newspaper clippings, maps, photographs, and illustrations.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials documenting the curatorial activities of Joseph Nelson Rose, a curator in the Division of Plants, 1896-1911 and 1917-1928. Rose specialized in the study of cacti. Some materials document Rose's leave of absence from the United States National Museum for field work in South America. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, newspaper clippings, maps, photographs, and illustrations.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-172, United States National Museum. Division of Plants, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Echinocactus, Mexico, Lower California Cape San Lucas to Peninsula of California [William Gabb #11, 1867] (photograph)

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Lists of cacti, October 1924

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"The Cactaceae," Britton and Rose, volume III, pp. 129-144

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Manuscripts, notes, and photographs, 1919 and undated

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Carnegie Institution of Washington - Trip expenses, 1913-1919

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B. L. Robinson, 1919

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Sundry Civil Bill for botanical exploration in Central and South America, 1916 (2 folders)

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South America, 1906-1915

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Notes and maps

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"Publications of the Carnegie Institution of Washington," 1915

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Carnegie Institution of Washington - Arizona, 1916-1925

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New York Botanical Garden - Primarily correspondence with N. L. Britton, 1909-1925

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John Donnell Smith, 1916

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H. E. Hasse, 1911

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Franklin J. Crider, 1924-1925

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Cactus notes

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Edward Lee Greene - Photograph and obituary, 1915

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Carnegie Institution of Washington - Trip and other expenses, 1919-1924

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Correspondence, 1911-1925

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Manuscripts, notes, and photographs, 1905-1915 and undated

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Napolea, 1907-1911 and undated

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Manuscripts, notes, and photographs, 1911-1925 and undated

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Manuscripts, notes, and photographs, 1906-1908 and undated

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Manuscripts, notes, and photographs, 1907-1919 and undated

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"Picturesque Cacti a Leading Attraction in Riverside, California," 1913

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Reprints, 1909-1919

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Certificate from Mexico for promotion in biological studies, May 16, 1917

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Kern County Wildflower Ordinance No. 250

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Manuscripts, notes, and photographs, 1924-1925 and undated

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