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

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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

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  • 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