Inside cover and first page of Foshag's Kaminaljuyu-Jade field book

Creator: William F. Foshag

 

Local number: SIA2011-0943

 

Summary: Inside Cover and First Page of William F. Foshag's Kaminaljuyu-Jade. The inside cover has jade samples taped to it and the first page in the notebook has notes on the minerals. Foshag, curator of the Geology Department at the NMNH, took notes while conducting a survey of jade in Central America, c. 1949.

 

Dates: circa 1949

 

Collection: Acc 91-144 William F. Foshag Papers, c. 1935-1949, Box 1, Field Notebooks (Re: Jade).

 

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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Taken on October 17, 2012