Travel Diary II, Nicaragua, 1892

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

This is 2 of 2 travel diaries documenting Bohumil Shimek's observations and collecting of plants in Nicaragua, December 30, 1892 - February 9, 1893. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and describe terrain; communities visited; flora and fauna; colleagues and local inhabitants met; plants and mollusca, and insects collected; and weather. Includes sketches of terrain. Locations include Ochoa, Isla de Ometepe, and San Carlos, Nicaraguas.

Date Range

1892-1893

Start Date

Dec 30, 1892

End Date

Feb 09, 1893

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • San Carlos
  • Nicaragua
  • Ometepe, Isla de

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 23