Collection book # 28

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 28, April 1, 1950 -- Aug. 27, 1950 (32468 - 33196), plus annex (33197 - 33254)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1950-1951

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

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Creator

Fosberg, F. Raymond (Francis Raymond), 1908-1993

Alternate Title

Collection and field note book no. 28, April 1, 1950 -- Aug. 27, 1950 (32468 - 33196), plus annex (33197 - 33254)

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 1 April to 27 August 1950 in the Palau, Yap, Marianas, Johnston Island, Maryland , Virginia, Sweden, Norway, France, England, Luxembourg, and Iceland. Collector numbers 32468 -33196 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. Specimen inserted between pages 142 and 143. Document entitled "Population studies of Betula", a 49 page list of specimens collected in Europe and Virginia dated September 1950 to 20 January 1951, numbers 33197 - 33254, is inserted at the back of the notebook.

Date Range

1950-1951

Start Date

Apr 01, 1950

End Date

Jan 20, 1951

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

  • France
  • Virginia
  • England
  • Palau
  • Luxembourg
  • Maryland
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Johnston Island
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Sweden

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