Field notes, Iowa, 1909 (F)

ID: SIA RU007082

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1909

Citation: Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, April 9 - June 12, 1909. Pages are numbered. Entries were dated and describe terrain observed including bluffs and cuts, describing layers, their appearance, color, composition, shells and bones found (fossils (?)), weather, hand drawn maps of locations observed, lists of plants observed per location, interactions with colleagues, photographs taken, and list of expenses. Locations includes the vicinity of the towns of Malvern, Glenwood, Turin, Logan, Iowa City; and counties of Muscatine, Monona, Harrison, and Mills, Iowa.

Date Range

1909

Start Date

Apr 09, 1909

End Date

Jun 12, 1909

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Geology
  • Paleontology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Mills
  • Harrison
  • Monona
  • Muscatine
  • Missouri Valley
  • Glenwood
  • Turin
  • Logan
  • Malvern
  • Iowa
  • Iowa City

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 20