F. R. Fosberg field notebook #78, begin with # 47482, ends with # 47771, start Korror, Palau Is.

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 78, Aug. 25, 1965 -- May 2, 1966 (47482 - 47771)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1965-1966

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 25 August 1965 to 2 May 1966 in the Caroline Islands, Mariana Islands, Hawaiian Islands, Virginia, Argentina, Ohio, England, and France. Collector numbers 47482-47771 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 Koror, Malakal, Tor Uil Island, Peliliu Island, Seventy Islands, Babeldaob (Palau); Saipan; Kilauea Volcano, Puhimao Crater (Hawaii); Annandale, Shenandoah National Park, Gainesville (Virginia); San Isidro, Punta Lara (Argentina); Wooster, Apple Creek (Ohio); Hunts (England); Soupper-Loing (France). Included also are some loose notes, a real estate advertisement, and a map of Mohonk, New York.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 25, 1965

End Date

May 02, 1966

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


  • Argentina
  • Koror
  • United States
  • England
  • Saipan
  • Hawaii
  • Palau Islands
  • Mariana Islands
  • Caroline Islands
  • Palau
  • Ohio
  • France
  • Virginia


  • 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