Photographs, Geological formations (32)

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The 8 photographs document geological and botanical observations of Bohumil Shimek while in 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 limestone bluffs and ledges as well as vegetation (genus pellaea, Lecidea, parmelia). Locations include the vicinity of Eldon, Iowa City, Turkey Creek, and Muscatine County.

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • Eldon
  • United States
  • Muscatine
  • Iowa City


  • 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


Box 5 Folder 2