F. R. Fosberg field note book No. 62, begin with # 41862 - 42180

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 62, June 29, 1961 -- Sept. 23, 1961 (41862-42180)

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. 62, June 29, 1961 -- Sept. 23, 1961 (41862-42180)

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 29 June to 23 September 1961 in Mexico, Virginia, California, and Hawaiian Islands. Collector numbers 41862-42180 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: Chichen Itza, Alacran, Chica Island (Mexico); Shenandoah National Park (Virginia); and Maui, Oahu (Hawaii). Also included are wind direction and rainfall recordings for Yucatan, Mexico.

Date Range

1961

Start Date

Jun 29, 1961

End Date

Sep 23, 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

  • California
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Virginia
  • Hawaii

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