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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs document Bohumil Shimek's field work. Some photographs include labels. Subject matter includes farmland; terrain (dunes, loess), lumber packed for rail transport; forest along railroad in Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico; vegetation (cacti, trees); geological formations in arid terrain; and geological, shell, and plant specimens. Second envelope is mostly geological formations photographed and identified on the reverse side. Locations include but are not limited to Granite, Iowa; Saint Joseph, Missouri; New Mexico.

Date Range

1878-1936

Start Date

1878

End Date

1936

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Sacramento Mountains
  • Saint Joseph
  • Iowa
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Missouri
  • Granite

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