F. R. Fosberg collection book # 44, begin with # 36925, end with # 37261

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 44, April 20, 1956 -- June 3, 1956 (36925 - 37261)

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 20 April - 3 June 1956 in Malaya (Malaysia), Thailand, and Okinawa and Ishigaki islands, Japan. Collector numbers 36925-37261 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Longer narrative notes documenting travel and observations of vegetation can also be found. Localities include but are not limited to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia; Pukae Botanical Garden, Bang Saen, Bang Phra in Thailand; Yaka, Meiji-yama, Shushi, and Kiyan on Okinawa; and Fu Saki, Kabira, and Shira Hama on Ishigaki.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 20, 1956

End Date

Jun 03, 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.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • Ishigaki-shima
  • Malay Peninsula
  • Malaysia
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Thailand
  • Okinawa-jima


  • 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