Photographs, Geological formations (29)

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The 8 photographs document geological and botanical observations of Bohumil Shimek while in Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa. Photographs are undated and are grouped by number. They are individually numbered and include typed descriptions listing a combination of location, type of formation, and type of plants. Subject matter includes mud and sand bars of rivers as well as vegetation (willows and genus salix). Locations include Saint Joseph, Missouri; Missouri River in Sioux City, Modale, Iowa; Republican River at Oxford, Nebraska; Platte River, North Platte, Nebraska.

Date Range

1878-1936

Start Date

1878

End Date

1936

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Geology
  • Botany

Place

  • Modale
  • United States
  • Sioux City
  • Oxford
  • North Platte
  • Missouri
  • Saint Joseph
  • Nebraska
  • Iowa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

8 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 2