Begin 33607, end 33907

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and field note book no. 30, Oct. 10, 1951 -- Dec. 22, 1951 (33607 -- 33907)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1951

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 10 October to 22 December 1951 in California, Johnston Island, Japan, and the Marshall Islands. Collector numbers 33607 - 33907 are included. Occasionally, notes become long and narrative, and will sometimes include general descriptions of vegetation in a locality. 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 Stanislaus County (California), Honshū (Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan), Jemo Island. Notes (profiles) are inserted between pages 68 and 69. Hand-drawn map of some localities in the Marshall Islands are included. A map of Japan with miscellaneous notes on the verso is inserted at end of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 10, 1951

End Date

Dec 22, 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.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Johnston Island
  • Honshū
  • Marshall Islands
  • United States
  • Japan
  • California
  • Stanislaus
  • Jemo


  • 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