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The black-and-white photographs document Bohumil Shimek's field work in Nebraska and Iowa, 1907-1909. Most photographs are labeled and dated. Subject matter includes detail and distance images of terrain, cuts in terrain, a railroad pit and tracks, woods, pre-Kansan exposures, along roads, loess exposures with eroded root systems, and residential structures. Some photographs include explanatory sketches on the reverse side, and are stamped with "Iowa Geological Survey." Locations include Florence, Nebraska; Council Bluffs, Brenner county, Butler county, Harlan county, Harrison county, Iowa.

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  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Iowa
  • Harrison
  • United States
  • Butler
  • Nebraska
  • Council Bluffs


  • 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 15