Field notes, lists of trees in Iowa

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Abstract

Field notes (list of trees) and 2 maps document Bohumil Shimek's work in Iowa, August 5, 1899, and undated. Entries include lists of native trees; descriptions of trees observed, their locations, and appearance (condition); names of individual planters (farmers) and their quantities of types of trees (including walnut); and descriptions of groves and individual trees. Terrain types include lakes, counties, and towns. Includes maps of Humbolt county, Iowa, and northwest Iowa. Locations cover Estherville, Dickinson County, Okoboji, Esterville, Armstrong, Iowa.

Date Range

1899-1936

Start Date

Aug 05, 1899

End Date

1936

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Armstrong
  • Iowa
  • Okoboji
  • Dickinson
  • United States
  • Estherville

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book 1 map

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 11