Field notes and diary, Iowa, March-July 1923

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Abstract

The field notes and diary document Bohumil Shimek's work and travel in Iowa, March 11 - July 14, 1923. Pages were tabbed. Entries are dated and describe travel details, weather, daily activities, lists of plants observed enroute, and plants collected. Lists of plants are often headed with terrain type (prairie, alluvial terrain). Some plants listed include notes. Descriptions of terrain are often described in terms of the start and end point of the trip, a location range. Locations include sites across Iowa, in the vicinity of counties Johnson, Muscatine, Jefferson, Henry, Wapello, Monroe, Lucas, Osceola, Union, Madison, Polk, Powerbrick, Jones, Delaware, Clayton, Fayette, and Benton.

Date Range

1923

Start Date

Mar 11, 1923

End Date

Jul 14, 1923

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Madison
  • Johnson
  • United States
  • Jefferson
  • Monroe
  • Lucas
  • Delaware
  • Wapello
  • Union
  • Jones
  • Iowa
  • Osceola
  • Polk
  • Muscatine
  • Henry

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 19