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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-056

United States National Museum. Division of Plants

Curatorial Records, 1907-1925 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: 1907-1925 and undated
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 18-056
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials documenting the curatorial activities of J. N. (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, postcards, manuscripts, notes, clippings, photographs, a negative, a few small specimens, and a map.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials documenting the curatorial activities of J. N. (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, postcards, manuscripts, notes, clippings, photographs, a negative, a few small specimens, and a map.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-056, United States National Museum. Division of Plants, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Plant lists and notes

Box 1 of 1

Number of species of the following named Genera of Cactaceae given in Kew Index and Supplements

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1907

Box 1 of 1

"Gleaned in Western Cuba: Botanical Garden and Museum Enriched by Dr. Britton," The Evening Post, October 4, 1910

Box 1 of 1

"The Cactaceae of Cuba," by N. L. Britton and J. N. Rose

Box 1 of 1

Field work in Texas and Mexico

Box 1 of 1

Expenses, 1912-1918

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1911-1913

Box 1 of 1

Cacti photographs, 1918 and undated

Box 1 of 1

Distribution of Cactaceae - Argentina

Box 1 of 1

Key to Echinopsis and Its Allies

Box 1 of 1

Cacti, Species Reported from Patagonia

Box 1 of 1

"Recent Explorations in the Cactus Deserts of South America," by J. N. Rose

Box 1 of 1

Photographs of Ventisquero Bismarck

Box 1 of 1

Clippings, 1913, 1915, 1923-1924, and undated

Box 1 of 1

Cactus specimen, 1915

Box 1 of 1

Program for the Special Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Washington, January 3, 1916

Box 1 of 1

Itinerary of West Indian cruise of Dr. J. N. Rose, William R. Fitch, and Paul G. Russell, January 25-April 8, 1913

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1913

Box 1 of 1

Saloon passenger list - "S. S. Guiana," 1913

Box 1 of 1

Plant lists and notes

Box 1 of 1

Trichocereus description and photograph, 1923

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence with specimens, 1925

Box 1 of 1

Plant lists and notes

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1922-1924

Box 1 of 1

"The American Invasion of Australia by Cactus," Science Service, 1924

Box 1 of 1

Prickly pear manuscripts

Box 1 of 1

"The New Monograph of the Cactaceae by Britton and Rose," by F. Vaupel

Box 1 of 1

Review of "The Cactaceae," 1924

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence with Commissioner-General, 1913

Box 1 of 1

Plant lists and notes - West Indies

Box 1 of 1

Plant lists, notes, and photographs

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1911-1913

Box 1 of 1

Plant lists and notes

Box 1 of 1

"Nopalea Guatemalensis, a New Cactus from Guatemala," by J. N. Rose, 1907

Box 1 of 1

Photographs of unidentified man

Box 1 of 1

Negative of unidentified man

Box 1 of 1

Plant specimens, 1910

Box 1 of 1

Nopalea notes

Box 1 of 1

Photographs - Ecuador, 1918

Box 1 of 1

"Botanical Explorations of South America," by J. N. Rose

Box 1 of 1

Plant lists and notes

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1924-1925

Box 1 of 1

Photographs of cacti

Box 1 of 1