Field notes and diary, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, July-August 1907

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The field notes and diary document two of Bohumil Shimek's trips in Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, July - August 1907. Pages are numbered. Includes copied extracts from reference texts, followed by entries describing observations of terrain seen enroute and observations of cuts into the landscape. These are numbered, tabbed, and describe samples taken, color, composition, appearance, measurements of layers, evidence of erosion, photographs taken. Locations include Dubuque to Bellevue.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1907

End Date

Aug 31, 1907

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Farley
  • Dubuque
  • Minnesota
  • Bellevue
  • Wisconsin


  • 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 2 Folder 17