William F. Foshag Papers,
circa 1935-1949
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Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 91-144
Creators:
Foshag, William F. (William Frederick), 1894-1956
Dates:
circa 1935-1949
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.58 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting William F. Foshag's studies in Mexican geology. Foshag's notes on literature about Mexican geology make up a large portion of the accession. Also included are illustrations and photographs for published papers, manuscripts, maps of stratigraphic sections, contour maps, and field notebooks (including some observations of the Parícutin Volcano). Notebooks on Foshag's 1949 study of Central American jade objects include rubbings of objects and also small samples of jade taped into the notebooks.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-144, William F. Foshag Papers

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