Collection no. book # 19, beginning # 27168, ending with # 27658

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection number book no. 19, March 21, 1947 – June 3, 1947, (27168 – 27658)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1947

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 and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 21 March to 3 June 1947 in various locations within the United States, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and Ecuador. Collector numbers 27168 – 27658 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. Some Miscellaneous notes inserted at the beginning of the book. Labels entitled “plants of Costa Rica” from the 1947 Cinchona Expedition are attached to page 93. Labels entitled “Plants of Peru” from the same expedition are inserted between pages 118 and 119.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 21, 1947

End Date

Jun 03, 1947

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
  • Ecuador
  • United States
  • Panama
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica


  • 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