F. R. Fosberg book no. 75, begin with # 45939, end with 46189

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 75, Dec. 13, 1964 -- June 13, 1965 (45939 - 46189)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1964-1965

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. 75, Dec. 13, 1964 -- June 13, 1965 (45939 - 46189)

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 13 December 1964 to 13 June 1965 in Brazil, Virginia, Hawaiian Islands, California, and Maryland. Collector numbers 45939-46189 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, Sao Vicente, Praia Grande (Brazil); Sleepy Hollow, Spottsylvania, Azalea creek (Virginia); Chain of Craters, Kalapana, Kaimi Bay, Naulu, Kilauea, Hawaii National Park, Honolulu (Hawaii); San Joaquin River (California); Scientists Cliffs, Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (Maryland). Pages 126-129 include a list of plants collected by J. D. Wentworth in Hawaii. The field book also contains some loose notes dispersed throughout.

Date Range

1964-1965

Start Date

Dec 13, 1964

End Date

Jun 13, 1965

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
  • Virginia
  • Brazil
  • Hawaii
  • Maryland

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