Field notes and diary, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, 1933

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The field notes and diary document Bohumil Shimek's work and travel in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, August 14 - October 21, 1933. Entries include date lists of expenses, list of destinations and possibly distances, time of day, weather, lists of plants headed with location and type of terrain (sometimes with notes), plant specimens collected, shells collected, terrain of collecting locations, results of dredging, and descriptions of communities visited. Terrain described includes several types including wetlands (swamps), lakes, creeks, rivers, and cuts in terrain.

Date Range

1933

Start Date

Aug 14, 1933

End Date

Oct 21, 1933

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Mollusks
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Wisconsin
  • Florida
  • Alabama
  • Iowa
  • Arkansas
  • Saint Croix River

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 4 Folder 1