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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs and postcards document Bohumil Shimek's field work. Photographs are often unlabeled, and undated. Subject matter includes vistas and detail images of terrain (cliffs, bluffs, agricultural fields), drifts (Kansan, Aftonian, Nebraskan), and portraits of unidentified individuals often in candid moments. There are multiple copies of some photographs. Locations include but are not limited to Sioux Falls, Fairview, South Dakota; Sioux City, Iowa.

Date Range

1878-1936

Start Date

1878

End Date

1936

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Iowa
  • United States
  • South Dakota
  • Sioux City
  • Sioux Falls

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 8 Folder 1