Field notes and diary, Iowa, Nebraska, October 1936

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

Field notes and diary document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, Nebraska, October 2 -29, 1936. Entries are dated and describe terrain observed, lists of destinations and distances, dated lists of expenses, geological sections, terrain details (layers, measurements, color, composition, appearance), types of trees observed in relation to terrain, and presence of shells. Some location descriptions are for numbered stations. Half the notebook is blank. Locations include a wide range, some places of focus, or end points include Fairport, Wapello county, Iowa; Beatrice, Nebraska.

Date Range

1936

Start Date

Oct 02, 1936

End Date

Oct 29, 1936

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Wapello
  • Fairport
  • Nebraska
  • Iowa

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 7