Gonzalez, Jenaro, Field notes, July 1943-August 1945, Typed copy, in Spanish

ID: SIA RU007281

Creator: Foshag, William F (William Frederick), 1894-1956

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1943-1945

Citation: William F. Foshag Collection, 1923-1965 and undated

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Creator

  • Foshag, William F (William Frederick), 1894-1956
  • González Reyna, Jenaro, 1905-

Abstract

The notebook documents Jenaro González Reyna 's field work with William Forshag on multiple trips to Paricutín Volcano in Mexico, July 1943-August 1945. It is a typed copy, in Spanish, and is a compilation of field notes and observations, each including a title page. Pages are numbered, and entries are dated. Entries describe daily activities; ongoing eruptions; details of odors, clouds and bombs emanating from the volcano; changes in the terrain and cone; details about Zapicho vent; nearby community of San Juan; and references to photographs. Some entries are headed with subjects. Toward the back is a history of the volcano and prior to the volcano's activity. This sections includes details about the towns and some individuals, with names. Includes illustrations.

Date Range

1943-1945

Start Date

Jul 23, 1943

End Date

Aug 03, 1943

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Volcanos
  • Volcanological research

Place

  • Mexico
  • Paricutín

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007281

Collection name

William F. Foshag Collection, 1923-1965 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 5