Field notes, Iowa, 1917, 1919

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, May 17 - August 13, 1917; June 12-18, 1919. Pages are tabbed. Includes hand drawn maps, including relating locations of trees. Entries describe trips taken, times of day, weather, descriptions of trees and plants observed, plants along railroads, and chronological lists of expenses. Some lists of plants are headed by type of terrain and location. Locations include Allamakee county, and towns of Homestead, Mason City, Okoboji, Eldora, Iowa, 1917; Muscatine, Wilton, Burlington, Brighton, Iowa, 1919.

Date Range

1917-1919

Start Date

May 17, 1917

End Date

Jun 18, 1919

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Burlington
  • Allamakee
  • Muscatine
  • Brighton
  • Okoboji
  • Wilton
  • Eldora
  • Mason City
  • Iowa
  • Homestead

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 3 Folder 10