Book # 73, begin 45215, end 45683

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 73, May 10, 1964 -- July 19, 1964 (45215 - 45683)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1964

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 10 May to 19 July 1964 in Venezuela, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Collector numbers 45215-45683 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: San Sebastian, Rio Tigre, La Ceiba, Pariaguian, Calabozo, La Guama (Venezuela); Fairfax County, Spottsylvania County, Shenandoah National Park, Frederick County (Virginia); Berlin (Pennsylvania); and Garrett County (Maryland). Included in the field book also are: a photocopied map titled "Belvedere" showing Spotsylvania and Caroline Counties, Virginia; a typed itinerary for Venezuela trip; and some correspondence with the Nature Conservancy regarding the identification of a fungus specimen.

Date Range


Start Date

May 10, 1964

End Date

Jul 19, 1964

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.


  • Mycology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Venezuela
  • Tigre, Río
  • United States
  • La Ceiba
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Shenandoah National Park
  • Calabozo
  • Pennsylvania


  • 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