American Geographical Society


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American Geographical Society

(AGS), oldest geographical society in the United States, founded 1852 in New York City. Its purpose is to advance the science of geography through discussion and publication. The society maintains its collection in the library at the Univ. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. Its archives contain many rare maps and globes, historic letters, and artifacts from explorations. Formerly noted for its support of scientific research and exploration, for its research facilities (extensively used by the federal government during the 1919 Paris Peace Conference and again during World War II), and for its cartographic work, the society's work has become chiefly educational and informational. The Geographical Review is its quarterly journal.
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As part of the award, Frieri and Serrano will have the opportunity to attend the American Geographical Society Fall Symposium Nov.
(Photo courtesy of the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.) Center, left: Before commanding the Union Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg during the Civil War, Captain George Meade oversaw the Lake Survey from his headquarters in Detroit.
Destination: Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands, Focus (American Geographical Society), 37(3), 34-35.
PACKING UP: Dr Charles Evans gets ready for another arduous climb AMERICAN HONOUR: Dr Charles Evans, centre, deputy leader to Colonel Sir John Hunt, right, in the successful British expedition to Mount Everest, receives the American Geographical Society's Cullum Medal and scroll HIMALAYA HONEYMOON: The wedding of Charles Evans and Denise Morin
She then published four articles about her journey: these appeared between May 1906 and April 1908 in Harper's Monthly Magazine, The Englishwoman's Review, The Windsor Magazine, and the Bulletin of the American Geographical Society (AGS).
Wright and Vilas Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has been honored with the Cullum Medal of the American Geographical Society, the Charles Homer Haskins Lectureship of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Laureat d'Honneur of the International Geographical Union.
Here, we examine these issues in the context of the American Geographical Society Library (AGSL) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) during the period 2000-05, when we held positions there as digital spatial data librarians.
As part of her studies she worked as the assistant to the Map Curator at the American Geographical Society's library 1967-68.
Writing in the latest issue of The Geographical Review (published by the American Geographical Society of New York), Dobson claims that the bones of Neanderthals are very similar to those of modern humans suffering from IDD.

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