1-1537, Rocks, crabs, etc. (34)

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of rock and animal specimens collected from 20 February - 13 August 1952 on the Marshall Islands. Also present is data from 1961. Collector numbers 1-1537 are included. Specimen list includes collector number, scientific name, jar or vial number, date, number of specimens, locality, and ecological data. Localities include Ujae Atoll, Ujelang Atoll, Jemo Island, Wake Atoll, Wotho Atoll, and several other atolls and islands in the Marshall Islands. Specimens include crabs, lizards, spiders, mites, moths, and others. Also included are lists of samples to be submitted for analysis, including bag number, chemical analysis, and mechanical analysis. An inserted memo pad includes notes on pumice, coral, and beach rocks. A loose request for analysis form for beach and reef rocks is inserted in the front of the field book listing collector numbers 300-323, dated 7 November 1961.

Date Range

1952, 1961

Start Date

Feb 20, 1952

End Date

Nov 07, 1961

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.


  • Geology
  • Zoology
  • Entymology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Ujae
  • Marshall Islands
  • Kwajalein
  • Ujelang
  • Wotho
  • Ailuk


  • 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