Notes, Atlantic Coastal states, 1885

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The notes document Bohumil Shimek's observations along Atlantic Coastal states, 1885. Notes include a list of orders, contacts and addresses, list of locations and methods of travel, contacts relating to plant specimens, schools and individuals to visit, lists of locations relating to their terrain (rocky shores, sandy shores, muddy shores), types of floors of bodies of water, specimens sent listed by location (including oysters, sand-crabs, lizard, sand fiddlers) with descriptions of specimen, its habitat, and its preparation; and a list of expenses. Locations include Norfolk bay and Fort Monroe, Virginia; Little Bay, [not state identified]; Baltimore, Maryland; Beaufort, North Carolina.

Date Range

1885

Start Date

1885

End Date

1885

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Invertebrates
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Baltimore
  • Fort Monroe
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • Norfolk
  • Maryland
  • Beaufort

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 19 Envelope 3