Field notes, Iowa, 1909 (H)

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Abstract

The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, May 22, 1909 - July 16, 1910. Some entries switch back and forth between English and Czech. Pages are numbered, and entries are dated. Entries describe photographs taken, list of plants seen enroute and listed by location and date, daily activities, terrain observed (layers, appearance, composition, and measurements), interactions of colleagues and local inhabitants, list of expenses, and plant specimens collected. Some notes are crossed out. Locations include the vicinity of Dunlap, Logan, Turin, Okoboji, and Clarkson, Iowa.

Date Range

1909-1910

Start Date

May 22, 1909

End Date

Jul 16, 1910

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Turin
  • Iowa
  • Okoboji
  • Dunlap
  • Logan
  • Monona
  • Harrison
  • United States
  • Clarkson

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 21