Foshag, William F. Photographs of Paricutin Volcano, no. F211A - F228, 1944

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Creator

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

Alternate Title

Foshag, William F. Photographs of Paricutin Volcano, no. F172-F319, 1944-1945 (2 of 6)

Abstract

The black and white photographs were taken by William Foshag of Paricutín Volcano, June 20 - 22, 1944. Includes image numbers F211A - F228. On the reverse side, some include the image number, date, and sometimes a description, indication of vantage point, or time of day. Some images are of locations and different days. Subject matter includes views of town and individual structures damaged by lava flows and ash, as well as individuals inspecting damage to structures (with lava flows seen in). Includes duplicates.

Date Range

1944

Start Date

Jun 20, 1944

End Date

Jun 22, 1944

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Volcanos
  • Volcanological research

Place

  • Mexico
  • Paricutín

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007281

Collection name

William F. Foshag Collection, 1923-1965 and undated

Physical Description

21 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 8 Folder 2