F. R. Fosberg collection book no. 37, beginning with # 34925, ending with # 35323

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 37, October 11, 1953 -- December 29, 1953 (34925-35323)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1953

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 11 October - 29 December 1953 in Pennsylvania, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, California, Hawaii, Johnston Island, Wake Island, Japan, Philippines, and Guam. Collector numbers 34925-35323 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and some physical descriptions including size and color. Also present are longer narrative notes on travel, vegetation, and other observations of localities visited. Localities include Mitake, Mikko National Park, Tone-gun, and Fukuoka (Japan); Luzon (Philippines); and Tamuning, Mt. Sinajana, Barrigada, Mt. Almagosa (Guam).

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 11, 1953

End Date

Dec 29, 1953

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


  • United States
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Japan
  • Philippines
  • Luzon
  • Guam
  • Katashina
  • Fukuoka
  • Tamuning
  • Barrigada
  • 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