Joseph Francis Rock Collection,
1922-1929
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Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7287
Creators:
Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962
Dates:
1922-1929
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.02 cu. ft. (4 document boxes) (1 microfilm reel)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists chiefly of photographs of landscapes and plants taken by Rock on collecting trips to China and Tibet, 1922-1929. The Rock Specimen Catalog, located in the Botany Library of the National Museum of Natural History, includes a list of plants collected, 1921-1924, and identification of plants taken, 1928-1929. Also in the Botany Department are manuscript maps prepared by Rock showing his itinerary, 1925-1927.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Joseph Francis Rock (1884-1962) was a botanist who specialized in the flora of Hawaii and China. He directed many expeditions on which he collected zoological, ornithological, and botanical specimens.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7287, Joseph Francis Rock Collection

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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Botany Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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