Inside Cover and First Page of William Foshag's Kaminaljuyu Field Notebook

ID: SIA2011-0943

Creator: Foshag, William F

Form/Genre: Object

Date: c. 1949

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-144, Box 1, Folder: Field Notebooks (Re: Jade)

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Summary

The inside cover and first page of William F. Foshag's field notebook entitled Kaminaljujuy (Kaminaljuyu a Pre-Columbian site of the Maya civilization). The inside cover has jade samples taped to it and the first page in the notebook has notes on the minerals. Foshag, curator in the Geology Department at the National Museum of Natural History, took these notes while conducting an extensive survey of jade in Central America.

Author

Foshag, William F

Subject

  • Foshag, William F
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Geology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For more examples of William F. Foshag's notebooks see SIA2011-0944, SIA2011-0945, SIA2011-0946.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-144, Box 1, Folder: Field Notebooks (Re: Jade)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1949

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Natural History - Guatemala
  • Specimens
  • Jade
  • Minerals
  • Field Notes
  • Guatemala

Place

Guatemala

Form/Genre

  • Object
  • Document

ID Number

SIA2011-0943

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 13w x 8.25h ; Type of Image: Object ; Medium: Document

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