SIA Acc. 91-027, Shimek, Bohumil 1861-1937, Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1882-1936

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Summary

Creator:
Shimek, Bohumil 1861-1937
Title:
Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1882-1936
Dates:
1882, 1882-1936
Summary:
This accession consists of Bohumil Shimek's personal correspondence with colleagues and friends, as well as lecture notes, a list of professional papers written by Shimek, and manuscript drafts. Notable correspondents include William M. Dall and S. Stillman Berry. Some of the letters and notes are written in Czech. Also included in this collection are a number of photographs of colleagues and family, field work camps, and scenic views. One photograph album contains scenic views of Bellevue State Park, Iowa, and the other has photographs from a session of the American School of Wild Life Protection in McGregor, Iowa, where Shimek was an instructor
Subjects:
Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman) 1887-1984, Dall, William Healey 1845-1927, American School of Wildlife Protection, Bellevue State Park (Iowa)
Place:
Iowa
Form/Genre:
Brochures, Collection descriptions, Clippings, Manuscripts, Maps, Black-and-white photographs
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 91-027
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 91-027

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1882-1936

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937
Title: Bohumil Shimek Papers
Dates: 1882-1936
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 91-027
Language of Materials: English

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of Bohumil Shimek's personal correspondence with colleagues and friends, as well as lecture notes, a list of professional papers written by Shimek, and manuscript drafts. Notable correspondents include William M. Dall and S. Stillman Berry. Some of the letters and notes are written in Czech. Also included in this collection are a number of photographs of colleagues and family, field work camps, and scenic views. One photograph album contains scenic views of Bellevue State Park, Iowa, and the other has photographs from a session of the American School of Wild Life Protection in McGregor, Iowa, where Shimek was an instructor.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-027, Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937, Bohumil Shimek Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Portraits of B. Shimek

Box 1 of 2

Photo album of Bellevue State Park

Box 1 of 2

Photos of Iowa, Nebraska, Minn, et al

Box 1 of 2

Photos (unknown)

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence 1880-1931, directories, lists, pamphlets, et al

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, lists, scientific notes, photo

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Correspondence 1888-1935, miscellaneous photos

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence 1889-1935

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence 1887-1932, miscellaneous photos

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence, manuscripts, curriculum vitae, 1882-1934 and undated

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence 1889-1933, maps, clippings, "A Poem of Texas," list of works on mollusca and paleontology for sale by Nature Publishing Co.

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence 1898-1936, "Notes on Graduates in Botany," University of Kentucky price list of available publications, list of books and pamphlets on sale by Raymond Blatchley

Box 2 of 2

"Drainage in Iowa," "Ode to the Skull," correspondence 1892-1935, miscellaneous photos, "Summer Birds of Dickinson County"

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence 1885-1936, map of Iowa 1904, Backbone State Park photos 9/1923, list of papers by Shimek for International Catalogue of Scientific Literature

Box 2 of 2

"Notes on Observations and Experiments " (bibliography, 1860s-1927)

Box 2 of 2
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"Panorama von Jena"

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"Prague-Bohemia. The Capital of the Kingdom."

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