F. R. Fosberg field book no. 70, start with # 44449, end # 44652

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 70, Nov. 17, 1963 -- Dec. 29, 1963 (44449 - 44652)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963

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. 70, Nov. 17, 1963 -- Dec. 29, 1963 (44449 - 44652)

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 17 November to 29 December 1963 in Java (Indonesia) and Hawaii. Collector numbers 44449-44652 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 in Java, Indonesia include Tankubanprahu Volcano, Tugu, Tjimindi, Handeulen Island, Ujong Kulon, Krakatau, and others. Included in the front of the field book are some loose notes, a hand-drawn map, newspaper clipping, and travel ephemera. A small piece of paper containing locality data (Hawaii) collected by Violet Hansen can be found between pages 10 and 11.

Date Range

1963

Start Date

Nov 17, 1963

End Date

Dec 29, 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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Indonesia
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Hawaii
  • Jawa

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