Collection no. book, nos. 24225 – 24941

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection number book no. 14, Nov. 25, 1945 – June 9, 1946, nos. 24225 – 24941

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1945-1946

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 25 November 1945 to 9 June 1946 in various locations within the following states and island groups: Virginia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, California, Hawai’i, the Marshall Islands, the Caroline Islands, and the Mariana Islands. Collector numbers 24225 – 24941 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. Miscellaneous notes, a memo from Dr. John A. Stevenson to Fosberg, and a map of Tinian (Mariana Islands) marked with collecting station locations is inserted in the front of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 25, 1945

End Date

Jun 09, 1946

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


  • United States
  • Marshall Islands
  • Illinois
  • Caroline Islands
  • Hawaii
  • California
  • Mariana Islands
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tinian


  • 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