F. R. Fosberg book #58, begin with 41205, ends with 41373

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Field and Collection Note Book No. 58, Sept. 10, 1960 -- Oct. 15, 1960 (41205 - 41373)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1960

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 by F. R. Fosberg from 10 September to 15 October 1960 in California, New Guinea, Australia, and Hawaiian Islands. Collector numbers 41205-41373 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Some longer narrative notes describe the vegetation in various localities. Localities include: Banz, Nondugl, Kerowagi, Korefegu, Bena Bena, Aijura, Lae, Markham Valley (New Guinea); Mooloolabah, Heron Island, Gladstone (Australia); and Kii Flow, Kilauea Iki (Hawaii). Included between pages 162 and 163 is a small hand drawn map, possibly of Heron Island.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 10, 1960

End Date

Oct 15, 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.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • New Guinea
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Heron Island
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • California
  • Australia


  • 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