Field notes and diary, Iowa, Nebraska, 1918

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Abstract

The field notes and loose notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, Nebraska, August 13 - September 6, 1918. Some pages are tabbed. Entries are dated and describe weather, terrain, lists of plants seen at locations (along railroads), photographs taken (numbered with descriptions), work with colleagues, hand drawn maps of locations observed, and shell collecting. Locations include vicinity of Earlham, Shelby county, Iowa; Wilbur, Nebraska; Mason City, (state unknown).

Date Range

1918

Start Date

Aug 13, 1918

End Date

Sep 06, 1918

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Iowa
  • Earlham
  • United States
  • Shelby
  • Wilber
  • Nebraska

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 12