Book #56, begin # 40723, 40839

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Field and Collection Note Book No. 56, Oct. 28, 1959 -- May 8, 1960 (40723 - 40839)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1959-1960

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

Field and Collection Note Book No. 56, Oct. 28, 1959 -- May 8, 1960 (40723 - 40839)

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 by F. R. Fosberg from 28 October 1959 to 8 May 1960 in Ghana, Nigeria, California, Virginia, and Florida. Collector numbers 40723-40839 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: Jos, Naraguta, Kaduna (Nigeria); Shenandoah National Park (Virginia); Coral Gables (Florida). Also included are travel and vegetation observation notes from Ivory Coast, Spain, and New York. An envelope containing botanical specimens and labeled "Lagos nigeria, stipules of Delonix region for description" can be found between pages 32 and 33.

Date Range

1959-1960

Start Date

Oct 28, 1959

End Date

May 08, 1960

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

  • California
  • United States
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria
  • Virginia
  • Florida

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