F. R. Fosberg field book # 86, begin with # 50203, end # 50508

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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 4 April to 14 October 1968 in Ceylon (Sri Lanka); Hawaii; Virginia; Minnesota; England; France; and New York. Collector numbers 50203-50508 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Also included are some longer narrative notes on vegetation. Localities include but are not limited to: Ruhuna National Park (Yala National Park), Kirinda (Ceylon); Kilauea, Chain of Craters (Hawaii); Sleepy Hollow; Winslow Hills, Shenandoah National Park (Virginia); Kawishiwi (Minnesota); Barton Hills, Oxfordshire, Isle of Wight (England); Fontainebleau (France); Orleans County, Suffolk County (New York). A botanical specimen is included between pages 182 and 183.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 04, 1968

End Date

Oct 14, 1968

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


  • New York
  • Yala National Park
  • United States
  • Sri Lanka
  • England
  • Minnesota
  • France
  • Virginia
  • Shenandoah National Park


  • 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