William F. Foshag Papers,
circa 1956

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 97-110
Creators:
Foshag, William F. (William Frederick), 1894-1956
Dates:
circa 1956
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of a translated version of "The Life and Death of My Village," by Celedonio Gutiérrez, c. 1956. The manuscript documents the destruction of Gutiérrez's home by the eruption of the volcano Parícutin in Mexico in 1943. Celedonio Gutiérrez was an assistant to William F. Foshag during his investigations of Parícutin Volcano, 1943-1945. The manuscript was translated by Foshag's wife, Merle Crisler Foshag. Also included are letters between Gutiérrez and Merle Crisler Foshag concerning the translation of the manuscript; drafts of the translation; notes; and other related materials.

Notes
Personal Papers

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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-110, William F. Foshag Papers

Keywords
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Foshag, Merle Crisler Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gutiérrez, Celedonio Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foshag, William F. (William Frederick), 1894-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Life and Death of My Village (Monograph) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Volcanoes -- Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parícutin (Mexico) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parícutin Volcano Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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