Collection book # 23, # 29473 -- # 30146

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 23, Jan. 25, 1948—Sept. 25, 1948, (29473-30146)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 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 25 January to 25 September 1948 in various locations within Hawai'i, Canada, Europe, and the continental United States. Collector numbers 29473-30146 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. Notes from 3-25 September 1948 are inserted at the end of the notebook. Localities include but are not limited to various areas of O'ahu, Molokai, Newfoundland, Holland, France, England, North Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Kansas, Wyoming, Missouri, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland. Six labels entitled plants of the Hawaiian Islands O'ahu are inserted between pages 62 and 63.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 25, 1948

End Date

Sep 25, 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


  • North Carolina
  • Molokai
  • Canada
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Hawaii
  • England
  • Oahu
  • Newfoundland
  • California
  • France


  • 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