Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937
Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1882-1936
This accession consists of Bohumil Shimek's personal correspondence with colleagues and friends, as well as lecture notes, a list of professional papers written by Shimek, and manuscript drafts. Notable correspondents include William M. Dall and S. Stillman Berry. Some of the letters and notes are written in Czech. Also included in this collection are a number of photographs of colleagues and family, field work camps, and scenic views. One photograph album contains scenic views of Bellevue State Park, Iowa, and the other has photographs from a session of the American School of Wild Life Protection in McGregor, Iowa, where Shimek was an instructor.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Berry, S. Stillman, (Samuel Stillman), 1887-1984
- Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
- Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937
- American School of Wildlife Protection
- Bellevue State Park (Iowa)
- Invertebrate zoology
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-027, Bohumil Shimek Papers