Collection number book # 10, nos. 20614-21392, Aug. 5 – Dec. 5, 1943, Colombia

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 10, Aug. 5 – Dec. 5, 1943 (nos. 20614-21392)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1943

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

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact
Download IIIF Manifest Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 26 August to 5 December 1943 in Colombia. Collector numbers 20614-21392 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and sometimes detailed physical description of the specimen that includes its measurements, color, and other information. Localities include but are not limited to various areas of Cundinarmarca, Paramo de Sumapaz, and Marino (North East of Pasto Cliffs). 200 pages of notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 05, 1943

End Date

Dec 05, 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
  • Cundinamarca
  • Sumapaz, Páramo de
  • Pasto


  • 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