Collection book # 27, 31783 -- 32467

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 27, January 24, 1950 -- April 9, 1950 (31783-32467)

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 24 January to 9 April 1950 in the Marianas, Guam, and Palau. Collector numbers 31783-32467 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 Saipan (Marianas), Agana (currently Hagåtña)(in Guam), Koror (in Palau), and Urukthapel (in Palau). Label (Plants of the Caroline Islands) inserted at page 86. Miscellaneous note inserted at page 102.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 24, 1950

End Date

Apr 09, 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


  • Hagåtña
  • Koror
  • Urukthapel
  • Guam
  • Saipan
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau


  • 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