Book # 80, begin # 48014, end # 48232

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 80, Aug. 8, 1966 - Dec. 21, 1966 (48014 - 48232)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1966

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact
Download IIIF Manifest Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


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 8 August to 21 December 1966 on the Marshall Islands, Japan, Korea (probably South Korea), Hawaiian Islands, Panama, and Florida. Collector numbers 48014-48232 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: Kwajalein island (Marshall Islands); Nikko, Oshima Island, Honshu, Kyushu (Japan); Imjin River, Libby Bridge (Korea); Hawaii National Park (Hawaii); Canal Zone (Panama); St. Vincent Island, Franklin County (Florida). Included in the book are a map of Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone (Panama); and letter from Sherry K. Pittam regarding the determination of lichens that Fosberg collected.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 08, 1966

End Date

Dec 21, 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


  • South Korea
  • United States
  • Marshall Islands
  • Panama
  • Japan
  • Hawaii
  • Florida


  • 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