Top sheet in Roy Lancasters hand: Chinese Seed Collections of Dr Joseph Rock x Axel Olsen Kolding, correspondence with Prof Charles Sargent, Director of Arnold Arboretum, drawings from same source.
Comprises photocopied correspondence and papers relating to plant collecting by J.F. Rock, including:
correspondence of C.S. Sargent with Axel Lange relating to dispatch of seed samples collected in China by Joseph Rock [no samples included], 1926-1927
correspondence, field notes and seed lists, of Joseph Rock, 1925-1960
reprint of article from the Journal of the Arnold Arboretum, Vol. XIV, 1933, relating to seeds collected by Joseph Rock in 1925 and 1926
paper headed Field notes Rocks Seed Coll. 1925
folder labelled (in Danish) The Geographical Garden of Kolding containing copies of plant drawings;
[C.S. Sargent was Director of Harvard Universitys Arnold Arboretum, Boston, United States of America, 1872-1927; Axel Lange was Curator of the University Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, 1902-1940; Joseph Rock was botanist and Curator of the Herbarium, University of Hawaii, 1911-1920]