Collection book # 22, beginning # 28869, ending with # 29472

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection number book no. 22, Oct. 27, 1947—June 10, 1948, (28869 – 29472)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1947-1948

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 27 October to 10 June 1948 in various locations within the Peru, Brazil, and Mexico. Collector numbers 28869 – 29472 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. Localities include but are not limited to Pucallpa (Loreto-Coronel, Peru), Iquitos (Peru), Caisada (Amazonas, Brazil), and San Andres (Mexico). Specimen labels (with coordinate information, occurrence, date, and description) entitled “Plants of Peru” are inserted between pages 192 and 193.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 27, 1947

End Date

Jun 10, 1948

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


  • Iquitos
  • Amazonas
  • Pucallpa
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Peru


  • 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