Collection no. book # 21, beginning # 28323, ending with # 28868

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection number book no. 21, August 6, 1947 – Oct. 24, 1947, (28323 – 28868)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1947

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 25 August 1946 to 15 March 1947 in various locations within the Peru and Bolivia. Collector numbers 28323 – 28868 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. Peru localities include but are not limited to Cuzco, Lima, and Carpish, Paso . Bolivia localities include but are not limited to Rio La Paz Canyon, Chulumani and Cajamarca. Miscellaneous notes, clippings, and an envelope containing specimens are inserted at the back of the book.

Date Range

1947

Start Date

Aug 06, 1947

End Date

Oct 24, 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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Carpish, Paso
  • Cuzco
  • Chulumani
  • Cajamarca
  • Lima
  • La Paz, Rio de
  • Bolivia
  • Peru

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