Collection no. book # 17, beginning # 26154, ending with # 26789

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection number book no. 17, Aug. 6, 1946 – Aug. 24, 1946, (26154 – 26789)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1946

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

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Abstract

An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 6-24 August 1946 in various locations within the Caroline Islands and the Marshall Islands. Collector numbers 26154 – 26789 are included. Occasionally, notes become long and narrative, and will sometimes include general descriptions of area vegetation. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and sometimes physical description of the specimen that includes its measurements, color, and other information. Caroline Islands localities include various collecting stations on Nukuoro Atoll, Ponape, Kusaie (Lela or Lele Island), and Jaluit Atoll. Marshall Islands localities include Kwajalein Atoll. List of Islets of Nukuoro Atoll (south to north) inserted between pages 24 and 25. Four small sheets of miscellaneous notes are inserted in the back of the book.

Date Range

1946

Start Date

Aug 06, 1946

End Date

Aug 24, 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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Ponape
  • Marshall Islands
  • Caroline Islands
  • Kosrae
  • Micronesia
  • Kwajalein
  • Jaluit
  • Nukuoro

Form/Genre

  • 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