Field notes, Iowa, South Dakota, 1910 (#1)

ID: SIA RU007082

Creator: Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1910

Citation: Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

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Abstract

The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, South Dakota, August 10 - September 2, 1910. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and include descriptions of photographs taken (numbered, with description), list of plants (with notes) headed by location, rough sketches of locations, descriptions (layers, appearance, color, composition) of terrain (drifts, slides, pits, cuts), geological sections, maps of locations observed, lists of barometric elevations, and dated list of expenses. Cuts in terrain are often numbered when described. Locations include Dacota [James River], Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Larchwood, Klondike, Granite, Iowa.

Date Range

1910

Start Date

Aug 10, 1910

End Date

Sep 02, 1910

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Larchwood
  • James River
  • South Dakota
  • Sioux Falls
  • Klondike

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 23