Collection number book # 11, nos. 21393-22136, Dec. 8, 1943 – Aug. 20, 1944, Colombia

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 11, Dec. 8 1943 – August 20, 1944 (21393-22136)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1943-1944

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 8 December 1943 to 20 August 1944 in Colombia. Collector numbers 21393-22136 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. Some entries are diary-like. Localities include but are not limited to various areas of Cundinarmarca, Santander, Boyaca, Magdalena, Meta, Tolima, Choco, Antioquia, and Caldas. A letter from Tom Bellis (Chemist) to Fred W. Pearman (Chief, Colombian Cinchona Division), subject line "Antioquia Remijia as a possible source of quinidine", is inserted at the beginning of the book. 195 pages of notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 08, 1943

End Date

Aug 20, 1944

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
  • Caldas
  • Boyacá
  • Tolima
  • Norte de Santander
  • Magdalena
  • Chocó
  • Antioquia
  • Santander


  • 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