Field notes and diary, Iowa, South Dakota, 1912, 1913

ID: SIA RU007082

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1912-1913

Citation: Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The field notes and diary document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, South Dakota, May 12, 1912 - August 13, 1913. Pages are tabbed. Entries are entered from the back and front of the notebook. Entries are dated and describe readings at Lake Okoboji, lists of plants from areas (headed with type of terrain), descriptions of banks of the lake and cuts into terrain along railroads, daily activities,and list of expenses. Contains hand drawn maps. Some notes are crossed out.

Date Range

1912-1913

Start Date

May 12, 1912

End Date

Aug 13, 1913

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Geology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Okoboji Lake
  • 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 25