National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life Search this
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
This accession consists of flag files created and maintained by the Division of Home and Community Life. The flag files consist of research and documentation of the
various versions of the United States flag as well as textile examinations of flags conducted by curators. Staff represented included Katherine Dirks, associate curator; Rita
J. Adrosko, curator; and Grace Rogers Cooper, curator. Some of the materials date from when staff was part of the Department of Social and Cultural History, the Division of
Social History, and the Division of Textiles. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, textile analysis records, drawings, reports, images, textile samples, and clippings.
Some materials are in electronic format.
Box 2 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 08/13/2012 memorandum, Toda to Winkle; Contact reference staff for details.
United States National Museum. Division of Plants Search this
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
1907-1925 and undated
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.