Query: United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Curatorial Records
Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1899
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 40 original photographic plates, many of which were used in the article "Notes on useful plants of Mexico," by J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Rose.

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in Accession 19-142 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Curatorial Records
Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1907-1925 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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in Accession 18-056 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Records
Dates:
1902-1922
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 224
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Material contains official outgoing letterpress correspondence from Paul Carpenter Standley, United States National Museum, Division of Plants, 1902-1922, regarding identification, examination, and reports of specimens sent to the Division; exchange and purchase of national collections; explorations and collecting expeditions; botanical studies of Standley and other botanists; and letterpress copies of manuscripts …

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in Record Unit 224 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Correspondence
Dates:
1889-1896, 1902
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of incoming correspondence to Ellen W. Cathcart, scientific assistant in the Division of Botany, United States Department of Agriculture, and concern the identification, determination, and exchange of cryptogams. Some of the correspondence was addressed to Frederick Vernon Coville, Curator of the United States National Herbarium, but was …

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in Record Unit 236 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Records
Dates:
1899-1947
Size:
15.12 cu. ft. (14 document boxes) (14 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 223
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, for the most part, document the history of the collection of the United States National Herbarium (USNH), United States National Museum, Division of Plants, while William Ralph Maxon was aid, assistant curator, associate curator, and curator of the USNH, Division of Plants (1899-1946). This material includes loose incoming and …

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in Record Unit 223 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Correspondence
Dates:
1904-1911
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 225
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This material mostly contains Joseph Hannum Painter's incoming and outgoing correspondence with botanists and Smithsonian staff regarding the shipment of specimen collections; the identification of specimens; the mounting of collections and Painter's work on the yellow pond lily Nymphaea; also includes outgoing copies of payments made by Joseph Nelson Rose …

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in Record Unit 225 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Curatorial Records
Dates:
1906-1925 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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in Accession 15-172 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Autograph File
Dates:
circa 1897-1945
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an autograph file of botanists' signatures. The provenance of the file is unclear. It may have been in the possession of Frederick V. Coville.

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in Accession 96-151 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Correspondence
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin …

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in Record Unit 220 for United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Records
Dates:
1918-1949
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the United States National Museum, Division of Plants (1919-1947) and Department of Botany (1947-1949) while Ellsworth Paine Killip was an aid, assistant curator, associate curator, and curator of the Division and the Department, as well as personal correspondence between Killip and his colleagues documenting their personal …

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