Field notes, Harrison and Monona counties, Iowa, 1908 (E-2)

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The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Harrison and Monona counties, Iowa, November 25, 1908 - July 1909; and August 14, 1926. Notes are not chronological. Entries are dated and describe characteristics of terrain and trees (lists of type) observed enroute; social interactions; descriptions of cuts observed in terrain (labeled by letter and describe color, composition, and appearance of layers); lists of trees in groves; Details a trip to Wilson, Kansas, November 1908; table of temperatures per time of day in Bayfield, Iowa, March, 1909; Amana, Iowa, July 1909; lists of plants headed by type of terrain (deep woods, prairie); and list of plants near Ute, Iowa, November 1908.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 28, 1908

End Date

Aug 14, 1926

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Ute
  • Wilson
  • Woodbine
  • Kansas
  • Bayfield (historical)
  • Amana


  • 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 20