Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Foshag, William F. (William Frederick), 1894-1956
William F. Foshag Papers, circa 1935-1949
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.
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-144, William F. Foshag Papers