Shells, Alabama and Tennessee, notes on trees, 1891

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Abstract

The field book documents Bohumil Shimek's work on shells collected in Alabama and Tennessee in 1891 and trees observed. Dates on the cover indicate some entries are from 1893. Entries begin from back and front of notebook. Includes descriptions of characteristics and appearance of trees by part (bark, buds, branches). These are organized by tree observed, listed by common name. Shell information is listed initially with location (town and state) and date range, then additional information on shells is listed per location. Details include type, weight, condition, and unidentified information.

Date Range

1891-1893

Start Date

1891

End Date

1893

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Kentucky
  • Alabama

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 22