Field notes and diary, Iowa, 1934 (I of II)

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The field notes and diary (1 of 2) document Bohumil Shimek's work and travel in Iowa, June 22 - August 21, 1934. Entries are dated and includes travel details (time of day, mode of travel, destinations), weather, interactions with colleagues, work related matters, dated lists of expenses, lists of plants from sites, lists of destinations and distances, results of dredging, table of plants with notes, and notes on barometric measurements. Includes hand drawn map. At some locations, he describes numbered sites at locations with descriptions. Locations include bodies of water around Okoboji, Iowa.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 22, 1934

End Date

Aug 21, 1934

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • Okoboji
  • United States


  • 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 4 Folder 2