F. R. Fosberg collection book # 42, begin with 36627, end with 36738

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 42, Jan. 29, 1956 -- Feb. 24, 1956 (36627-36738)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1956

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 29 January - 24 February 1956 on the Marshall Islands and Hawaiian Islands. Collector numbers 36627-36738 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Localities include but are not limited to Likiep, Kwajalein, Rongelap (Marshall Islands); and Oahu (Hawaii). Some loose specimen labels (36660 and 36733) are included in the front pages of the field book. A typed list titled "Fosberg's insects from the Marshall Islands, February 1956" with numbers 1-16 can be found in the back of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 29, 1956

End Date

Feb 24, 1956

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.


  • Entomology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Marshall Islands
  • Hawaii
  • Rongelap
  • Kwajalein
  • Oahu


  • 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