Field notes, Iowa, 1899

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

Field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, 1899. Pages are numbered. Entries are headed with location, and sometimes dates and time of day. Information includes descriptions of locations of groves of trees, including type, size, and surrounding terrain. Sites are numbered. In the back is a list of trees native to Woodbury county. Includes 27 maps with notes. Most are hand drawn on graph paper. Locations include the counties of Plymouth, Woodbury, Monona, Crawford, Carroll, and Dickinson.

Date Range

1899

Start Date

1899

End Date

1899

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Monona
  • Woodbury
  • Dickinson
  • Crawford
  • Carroll
  • Iowa
  • Plymouth

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book and 27 maps

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 31