Collection number book, beginning with no. 11000

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 5, April 21, 1934 – September 3, 1938, 11000-15799

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1934-1938

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

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An inserted table of contents for specific locations is included at the beginning of this book. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 21 April 1934 to 3 September 1938 in various islands in the Pacific including Kiribati (including Fanning Island [Tabuaeran]), Mangareva Islands (Gambier Islands), Austral Islands (Tubuai Islands), Tahiti, Tuamotu Islands, Pitcairn Islands (including Henderson (Elizabeth) Island), Society Islands, Hawaiian Islands, and Christmas Island [Kiritimati in Kiribati], and California, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, and collector number. Narrative notes on pages 198 and 199 from Cape Charles, VA. Two labels for University of Pennsylvania specimens dated June 1938 are inserted between the back cover and last page. 199 pages.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 21, 1934

End Date

Sep 03, 1938

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Tubuai Islands
  • Tuamotu Islands
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • California
  • Société, Îles de la
  • Kiribati
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • Gambier Islands
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-040

Collection name

F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library