Field notes, Harrison and Monona counties, Iowa, 1908 (D)

ID: SIA RU007082

Creator: Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1908

Citation: Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact
Download IIIF Manifest Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Harrison and Monona counties, Iowa, October 23 - November 11, 1908. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated, and include travel information for a series of trips in Iowa, documenting weather, travel methods, locations, and plants seen. There is a series of descriptions of cuts in terrain which are numbered and describe layers, composition, appearance, color), photographs taken, sketches and maps, and bluffs. Locations include Mapleton, Blencoe, and Ute, Iowa.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 23, 1908

End Date

Nov 11, 1908

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at


  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • Monona
  • Harrison
  • United States
  • Ute
  • Mapleton
  • Blencoe


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 19