Field notes and diary, Iowa, April-June, 1920

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Abstract

The field notes and diary document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, April 7 - June 4, 1920. Pages are tabbed. Entries are dated and describe plants seen enroute (usually along railroads); terrain; and weather. Sometimes lists of plants are headed with type of terrain (bluffs, bottomland, woods),and include lists of trees. Some notes are crossed out. Locations includes the vicinity of Homestead, City Park, Muscatine county, Colesburg, Osterdock, Wilton, Cedar Rapids, and Mason City, Iowa.

Date Range

1920

Start Date

Apr 07, 1920

End Date

Jun 04, 1920

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Homestead
  • Mason City
  • Osterdock
  • Wilton
  • Cedar Rapids
  • Muscatine
  • Colesburg

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 15