Field notes and diary, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, New York, 1919

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The field notes and diary document Bohumil Shimek's work in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, New York, July 5 - September 8, 1919. Pages are tabbed. Entries are dated. Entries are dated and include descriptions of weather; geology exposed by excavation near railroads; lists of plants observed, often enroute; lists of expenses, often per trip; accommodations; destinations (listed in ranges); interactions and observations of colleagues and acquaintances; daily activities; terrain Some notes are crossed out. Locations include vicinity and in between Saint Louis, Missouri; New Albin, McGregor, Decorah, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Hazelton, (state unknown).

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 05, 1919

End Date

Sep 08, 1919

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • Decorah
  • United States
  • Missouri
  • McGregor
  • Cedar Rapids
  • New Albin
  • St Louis


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 Folder 14