Field notes and diary, 1931, 1932

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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


Start Date

May 28, 1930

End Date

Aug 29, 1932

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  • Plants
  • Botany


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


  • 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


Box 3 Folder 24