Field notes, Iowa, Nebraska, 1909 (I)

ID: SIA RU007082

Creator: Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1909-1910

Citation: Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

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Abstract

The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, Nebraska, October 6, 1909 - June 18, 1910. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and describe trips taken, including methods and times of travel, weather, health of colleagues, photographs taken (numbers, descriptions), exchange of fossil specimens (bones, shells), terrain observed (composition, appearance, color, measurements) with rough sketches, lists of expenses, cuts in terrain along railroad lines, lists of plants seen, and lists of maintenance for local schools. Described locations (cuts, bluffs) are often numbered. Some notes are crossed out. Locations include Okoboji, Akron, Council Bluffs, Eldon, Sioux City, and Chillicoth, Iowa; and Florence, Nebraska (1910).

Date Range

1909-1910

Start Date

Oct 06, 1909

End Date

Jun 18, 1910

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Akron
  • Iowa
  • Okoboji
  • Eldon
  • United States
  • Chillicoth
  • Sioux City
  • Council Bluffs
  • Nebraska

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 22