F. R. Fosberg collection book no. 38, beginning with # 35324, ending 35676

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 38, December 29, 1953 -- February 3, 1953 (35324 - 35676)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1953-1954

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

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Creator

Fosberg, F. Raymond (Francis Raymond), 1908-1993

Alternate Title

Collection and Field Note Book No. 38, December 29, 1953 -- February 3, 1953 (35324 - 35676)

Abstract

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 29 December 1953 - 03 February 1954 in Guam. Collector numbers 35324-35676 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, and occasionally notes on locality. Also present are longer narrative notes on vegetation. Localities include Mt. Lamlam, Tamuning, Pago Bay, Sasa Valley, Tarague, Tumon, Anao, and several others. Inserted into the last pages of the field book is a typed list of observations of the landscape, topography, and vegetation of Guam.

Date Range

1953-1954

Start Date

Dec 29, 1953

End Date

Dec 03, 1954

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Pago Bay
  • Tamuning
  • Guam
  • Talofofo

Form/Genre

  • 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