Begin 34417, end 34496, F. R. Fosberg collection book and field data

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 33, March 10, 1952 -- December 16, 1952 (34417-34496)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1952

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 March - 16 December 1952 on the Marshall Islands, Guam, Japan, Virginia, and Maryland. Collector numbers 34417-34496 are included. Narrative notes describing landscape and vegetation of some localities are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and sometimes a physical description of the specimen noting measurements, color, and other information. Some general remarks on processes occurring in atoll soils can be found as well. Localities include Ujae Atoll, Wake Island Atoll, Iō-jima or Iwo Jima (Japan), Fairfax (Virginia), Kayargel Atoll, and Palau, among others.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 10, 1952

End Date

Dec 16, 1952

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


  • Ujae
  • Marshall Islands
  • United States
  • Japan
  • Guam
  • Ujelang
  • Iō-jima
  • Wotho
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Fairfax


  • 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