Field Notes, Nicaragua, 1893

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Field notes, 3 of 4 materials, document Bohumil Shimek's observations in Nicaragua, February 10 - April 4, 1893. Entries are dated and include travel details (expenses, destinations, travel times, methods of travel), colleagues and local inhabitants met, weather, plants collected, notes about logistics of plantations, communities, and environment seen. Includes a list of ferns in Nicaragua in the back of the notebook and note about a vessel relating to Hollenbock. Locations include San Carlos, Castillo(?), Isla de Ometepe, and Machuca, Nicaragua.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 10, 1893

End Date

Apr 04, 1893

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Nicaragua
  • Machuca, Río
  • Ometepe, Isla de
  • San Carlos


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 23