F. R. Fosberg field notebook # 66, begin 43245, end 43403

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 66, Oct. 14, 1962 -- Jan. 25, 1963 (43245 - 43403)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1962-1963

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 14 October 1962 to 25 January 1963 in Costa Rica, Brazil, Virginia, Maryland, and France. Collector numbers 43425-43403 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 vegetation in various localities. Localities include but are not limited to: Sao Paulo, Guanabara (Brazil); Fairfax County (Virginia); Worcester County (Maryland); and Fontainebleau (France). Travel notes are also included for Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Several loose pages are inserted into the book and include maps, travel pamphlets and ephemera, and field note annotations by George Eiten and unknown. Botanical specimens can be found pressed between the last two pages of the field book.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 14, 1962

End Date

Jan 25, 1963

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


  • United States
  • Brazil
  • São Paulo
  • France
  • Virginia
  • Maryland


  • 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