Photographs, Geological formations (51)

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The 8 photographs document geological and botanical observations of Bohumil Shimek while in Iowa and Missouri. 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 vistas and detail images of prairie, ravines, vegetation (bur-oaks), loess (ridges), and agricultural fields. Locations are in the vicinity of Harrison county, Missouri Valley, Little Sioux, Hamburg, Council Bluffs, Okoboji Lake, Iowa; Atchison county, Missouri.

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • Harrison
  • Little Sioux
  • United States
  • Missouri Valley
  • Missouri
  • Hamburg
  • Atchison
  • Okoboji Lake
  • Council Bluffs


  • 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 3