F. R. Fosberg book no. 64, begin 42513, end 49972

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 64, July 1, 1962 -- July 31, 1962 (42513 - 42972)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1962

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

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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 1 July to 31 July 1962 in Trinidad and Jamaica. Collector numbers 42513-42972 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 document Fosberg's observations of vegetation and animals in various localities. Localities include but are not limited to: Valencia, Caroni Swamp, Arena Forest Reserve, Mt. Harris Forest Reserve, St. Augustine (Trinidad); and Cane River Falls, Galino Point, Green Hills, Caledonia Peak, Christiana, Tory Turn (Jamaica). Travel notes are also included for Florida, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, and others. A typed list of animals collected on Pedro Cays by F. R. Fosberg, July 1962, listing numbers 1-16 is inserted between pages 130 and 131. The list includes insects, crabs, and lizards. Also included is some correspondence on the Pacific Vegetation Project, a map of Trinidad, and two "Plants of Trinidad" labels (listing numbers 42549 and 42608).

Date Range

1962

Start Date

Jul 01, 1962

End Date

Jul 31, 1962

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

  • Entomology
  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Saint Augustine
  • Christiana
  • Trinidad
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jamaica

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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