Botany and geology, Iowa, 1910, 1911

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The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Botany and geology, Iowa, July 9 - July 23, 1910; May 23 - July 8, 1911. Entries are headed by location and date. Entries include lists of plants (with notes) per location, and type of terrain (alluvial). Some entries describe color, composition, measurements, appearance; include rough sketches; and park notes for Bayfield, Iowa. Locations include the vicinity of Muscatine County, Amana, Des Moines, Iowa City, Homestead, and Dill Hill, Iowa.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 09, 1910

End Date

Jul 08, 1911

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Des Moines
  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Homestead
  • Muscatine
  • Amana
  • Iowa City


  • 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


Box 2 Folder 24