F. R. Fosberg field book # 101, begin with # 54941, end # 55266

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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 16 June 1973 to 14 February 1974 in Australia; Indonesia; Ceylon (now Sri Lanka); District of Columbia; Mexico; New York; Pennsylvania; Missouri; Virginia; and Panama. Collection numbers 54941-55266 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: Queensland (Australia); Djakarta (Indonesia); Colombo (Sri Lanka); Baja California, San Quintin, El Consuelo, Santo Tomas (Mexico); Fauquier County (Virginia); Rio Mendosa, Barro Colorado Island (Panama); and San Clemente Island (California). Included in the back of the field book are some travel documents; a map of Barro Colorado Island (Panama); and a Public Hunting Map of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (New York).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 16, 1973

End Date

Feb 14, 1974

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
  • New York
  • United States
  • Sri Lanka
  • Panama
  • Missouri
  • Mexico
  • Australia
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Indonesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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