F. R. Fosberg field book # 110, begin no. 58299 - 59061

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This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected by F. R. Fosberg from 12 November 1978 to 8 April 1979 in Rota (Northern Mariana Islands); Guam; Caroline Islands; Nauru; St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Collector numbers 58299-59061 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.). Also included are some longer narrative notes describing vegetation in various localities. Some correspondence with Margaret [last name unknown] is included in the back of the field book.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 12, 1978

End Date

Apr 08, 1979

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


  • United States
  • Caroline Islands
  • Guam
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Micronesia
  • Nauru
  • Rota


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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