F. R. Fosberg field note book #61, beginning with # 41723, ending with # 41861

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 61, March 24, 1961 -- June 25, 1961 (41723 - 41861)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1961

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. 61, March 24, 1961 -- June 25, 1961 (41723 - 41861)

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 24 March to 25 June 1961 in Hawaii, District of Columbia, Virginia, the Netherlands, Germany, and Pennsylvania. Collector numbers 41723-41861 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 but are not limited to: Kona, Hawaii National Park, Maui (Hawaii); National Mall (Washington, D.C.); Loudon County, Great Falls (Virginia); Bavaria (Germany); and Westmoreland County (Pennsylvania). Some travel ephemera from Germany can be found in the back of the field book.

Date Range

1961

Start Date

Mar 24, 1961

End Date

Jun 25, 1961

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
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Hawaii
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maui

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