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The black-and-white photographs and postcards document Bohumil Shimek's field work. Photographs are often unlabeled, and undated. May the product of multiple creators. Subject matter includes Sahara desert; bluffs; specimens (fungi); dunes in central Kansas (with descriptions); spruce plain in Manitoba (1920); group portraits; woods; trees (detail images and vistas); Silk cotton tree in Nassau, Bahamas; magnified images of specimens; and oaks in southern Iowa. Locations include the vicinity of Council Bluffs, Okoboji, Iowa; Kansas; Manitoba, Canada; Nassau, Bahamas.

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Canada
  • Nassau
  • Iowa
  • Okoboji
  • Manitoba
  • United States
  • Kansas
  • Council Bluffs
  • Bahamas


  • 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


Box 7