Notes on botany specimens, Nebraska, 1890

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Notes on botany specimens document Bohumil Shimek's observations in Nebraska, May 3 -10 and August 30, 1890. Entries are dated and details include descriptions of locations visited, birds observed, nests (numbered, quantity of eggs, location in environment, construction, materials, surrounding vegetation), plants described by part (leaves, roots, flower), sketches of plants. Much of the notebook is blank. Locations are in the vicinity of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Date Range


Start Date

May 03, 1890

End Date

Aug 30, 1890

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Lincoln
  • Nebraska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 20