Collection book 26, 31155 - 31782

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 26, January 15, 1950 -- February 23, 1950 (31155-31782)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1950

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 15 January to 23 February 1950 in Johnston Island, Marshall Islands, Guam, Saipan, Pagan, Agrigan and Farallon de Pajaros, Bonin Island (Ogasawara-gunto), Alamagan, and the Mariana Islands. Collector numbers 31155-31782 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. Landscape sketches of localities are also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 15, 1950

End Date

Feb 23, 1950

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


  • Farallon de Pajaros
  • Johnston Island
  • Ogasawara-gunto
  • Marshall Islands
  • Japan
  • Pagan
  • Guam
  • Saipan
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Alamagan


  • 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