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Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937


The black-and-white photographs document Bohumil Shimek's field work in Missouri and Iowa, 1905 - 1908. Most photographs are labeled and dated. Subject matter includes detail and distance images of terrain, pot holes, ravines, cuts in the terrain, cliffs, buildings and structures outside Saint Joseph, Missouri; along roads and railroad tracks; geological specimens with shell bands; and Aftonian and pre-Kansan exposures. Some cuts are numbered. Locations include Saint Joseph, Missouri; Council Bluffs, Turin, Iowa.

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  • Plants
  • Geology
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Missouri
  • Council Bluffs
  • Saint Joseph
  • Turin
  • Iowa


  • 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 8 Folder 14