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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The black-and-white photographs and postcards document Bohumil Shimek's field work. Photographs are often unlabeled, and undated. Subject matter includes structures, shore along a body of water in Lynxville, Wisconsin; colleagues; possible social gathering of unidentified people in the woods; vegetation (trees, trunks, and fungi); terrain (bluffs, dunes, agricultural fields); possible images from his time in eastern Europe; and magnified images of specimens. Includes mounted photographs of trees. Photographs may be the product of multiple creators. Locations include but are not limited to Missouri Valley, Muscatine county, Okoboji, Council Bluffs, Iowa; Nag's Head, North Carolina; Lynxville, Wisconsin; Manitoba, Canada.

Date Range

1878-1936

Start Date

1878

End Date

1936

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Geology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Canada
  • North Carolina
  • Nags Head
  • Manitoba
  • Wisconsin
  • Iowa
  • Lynxville

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 7