Book 35, begin with # 34497, end 34608

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 35, July 15, 1952 -- Aug. 18, 1952 (34497 - 34608)

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 and animal specimens collected from 15 July - 18 August 1952 on the Marshall Islands, Wake Island, Johnston Island, and Hawaiian Islands. Collector numbers 34497-34608 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, some physical descriptions including size and color, and some locality notes. Localities include Sybilla Islet, Kamome Islet, Pokak Islet, Kwajalein Atoll, and Bikar Atoll, among others. Specimens include birds, soils, and plants. Narrative field notes describing vegetation on the islands and travel notes are also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 15, 1952

End Date

Aug 18, 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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • Marshall Islands
  • United States
  • Bikar
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Hawaii
  • Kwajalein
  • Wake Island


  • 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