F. R. Fosberg book # 92, start with # 52222, ends with # 52330

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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 14 June to 23 August 1970 in Arizona, District of Columbia, Virginia, Puerto Rico, Maryland, and Indiana. Collection numbers 52222-52330 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 in various localities. Localities include but are not limited to: Flagstaff, Sedona (Arizona); Bull Run Mts., Sleepy Hollow, Rappahannock River (Virginia); Cayo Diablo (Puerto Rico); and Pine Hills Nature Preserve (Indiana). Notes in the back of the field book describing Fosberg's observations of construction along the C&O Canal in Great Falls (Maryland) are accompanied by a handout describing concerns about construction in the area (author unknown).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 14, 1970

End Date

Aug 23, 1970

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


  • District of Columbia
  • Puerto Rico
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Great Falls
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Arizona


  • 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