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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

The black-and-white photographs and postcards document Bohumil Shimek's field work. Some photographs include labels, sometimes numbers, and additional location information such as geographical landmarks (names of valleys). Often they are undated. May be the product of multiple creators. Subject matter includes flowering plants, loess and terrain (prairie, agricultural fields, ridges, bluffs), lakeside laboratory at Okoboji, inland bodies of water, plant specimens, and structures. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Amana, Okoboji, Hamburg, Homestead, Iowa; Minnesota.

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
  • Minnesota
  • Okoboji Lake
  • Amana
  • Hamburg
  • Iowa
  • Homestead

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