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Human Soil Consumption Correspondence, 1960-1967

By Trent Shotwell

Collection Overview

Title: Human Soil Consumption Correspondence, 1960-1967

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: The collection consists of handwritten correspondence concerning the consumption of soil.  The documents are arranged by the order previously assigned to them.  The collection is located in the SHSU Special Collection’s Single Item Collections Archival Box.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Human Soil Consumption Correspondence (1960-1967; one legal folder) consists of correspondence and a newsletter concerning soil consumption.  The handwritten correspondence relates to soil ingestion in Southwest America.  The Coprolite News newsletter concerns the archeological discovery of Geophagy in Iran.  The correspondence also includes a letter concerning the collection’s acquisition.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation: Human Soil Consumption Correspondence. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


Box and Folder Listing

Item 2014.s023: Human Soil Consumption Correspondence, 1960-1967; no dateAdd to your cart.
Handwritten correspondence on women eating dirt near Nacogdoches, TX.  Includes an article on soil and clay consumption in Iran.  Includes donation note from Jan Cruse.  Correspondence digitally scanned for preservation.