Field notes and diary, 1931, 1932

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The field notes and diary (and loose sheets) document Bohumil Shimek's work and travel in May 28, 1930; May 30 - August 29 1932. Entries are dated and include list of destinations where collected in Muscatine county, listed details of trips, dated lists of expenses, plants observed and specimens collected, terrain along railroad lines and roads, dated lists of expenses, weather, hand drawn maps of locations observed, and elevations. Lists of destinations appear to include recordings of distances. Locations include the vicinity of towns Stacyville, counties Muscatine, Iowa, Iowa. In the back of the notebook is a list of destinations with dates including Indiana, Ohio, and West Virginia.

Date Range

1930-1932

Start Date

May 28, 1930

End Date

Aug 29, 1932

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Muscatine
  • Indiana
  • Stacyville
  • Iowa
  • West Virginia
  • Ohio

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 24