Collection number book, nos. 19037-19843

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no.8, October 28, 1942 – Jan. 25, 1943, nos. 19037-19843

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1942-1943

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

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An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 28 October 1942 to 25 January 1943 in Guatemala and Colombia. Collector numbers 19037-19843 are included. Occasionally, notes become long and narrative. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and sometimes physical description of the specimen that includes its measurements, color, and other information. 191 pages of notes. Localities include but are not limited to Barranca in Guatemala and Norte de Santander, Meta, Huila, and Cundinamarca in Colombia.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 28, 1942

End Date

Jan 25, 1943

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


  • Colombia
  • Meta
  • Cundinamarca
  • Guatemala
  • Norte de Santander
  • Huila


  • 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