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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 sometimes unlabeled, and undated. May be the product of multiple creators. Several are mounted on cardboard. Subject matter includes vegetation (trees, cacti, cultivated flowers); live oaks in Monterey (state unidentified); magnified images of specimens (including plants); farms; structures; and group portraits of colleagues. Locations are not often indicated. Guthrie county, Iowa was listed.

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
  • Guthrie
  • Iowa

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