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1) Title: American Geographical Society of New York Records, 1723-2010, bulk 1854-2000
Creator: American Geographical Society of New York.
Quantity: 350 cubic ft. (444 boxes; including 363 safety film negatives, 271 nitrate negatives, 157 lantern slides, 45 glass negatives, 3 film reels, 1 audio reel, and 1 audio cassette); 114 oversize folders; 80 rolls; 72 oversize volumes; 60 digital text files (2.13 MB)
Call Number: AGSNY Archival Collection 1
Abstract: Records of the American Geographical Society of New York, the only organization focused on bringing together academics, business people, those who influence public policy (including leaders in local, state and federal government, not-for-profit organizations and the media), and the general public for the express purpose for furthering the understanding of the role of geography in our lives. Founded in 1851, it is the oldest geographical organization in the U.S. The collection includes meeting minutes, financial records, publications, maps, correspondence, and records on expeditions, explorers, and other geographic organizations and activities.
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2) Title: Association of American Geographers Records, 1879-2013
Creator: Association of American Geographers
Quantity: 151 cubic ft. (364 boxes; including 3 audio reels, 4 CD-ROMs, and 1 DVD)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 23
Abstract: This collection contains the records of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), an educational and scientific society whose purpose is to advance the field of geography. The records provide details of programs, meetings, selection and election of officials, and relationships with other organizations. Includes correspondence, minutes, photographs, publications, and reports.
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3) Title: Charles Warren Thornthwaite Papers, 1926-1995
Creator: Thornthwaite, Charles Warren, 1899-1963
Quantity: 6.5 cubic ft. (23 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 27
Abstract: Papers of Charles Warren Thornthwaite, a geographer and climatologist. Thornthwaite worked as a professor at various universities and also established the Laboratory of Climatology and C.W. Thornthwaite Associates, as independent research and consulting institutions. Collection contains correspondence, reports, reprints, and writings.
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4) Title: John R. Mather Papers, 1949-2000
Creator: Mather, John R., 1923-2003
Quantity: 3 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 30
Abstract: Papers of John R. Mather, a geographer and climatologist. Mather worked with Charles Warren Thornthwaite and his research company, C.W. Thornthwaite Associates, and was also the head of the geography department at the University of Delaware. Collection contains correspondence, teaching materials, and various writings.
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5) Title: Henry Grinnell Scrapbooks, 1849-1866
Creator: Grinnell, Henry, 1799-1874
Quantity: 2.3 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 2
Abstract: This collection contains scrapbooks compiled by Henry Grinnell, made up almost entirely of newspaper clippings from New York and London papers. Also included are a few letters and pages from other publications. The scrapbooks mainly document the expedition of Sir John Franklin, the rescue missions to find him, and the Arctic region in general. Grinnell financed two rescue missions to find Franklin as well as other scientific missions to the Arctic region.
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6) Title: George W. Melville Scrapbooks, 1881-1903
Creator: Melville, George W. (George Wallace), 1841-1912
Quantity: 1.4 cubic ft. (3 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 7
Abstract: This collection includes four scrapbooks from the library of George W. Melville. Three scrapbooks focus on Arctic exploration, including one on the Jeannette Expedition, and another on the "Drift Casks Project" for determining Arctic currents. A fourth scrapbook contains Melville's personal correspondence.
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7) Title: Edmund Mills Scrapbooks, 1834-1919
Creator: Mills, Edmund, 1864-1920
Quantity: .5 cubic ft. (1 box); 2 volumes
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 16
Abstract: This collection contains four scrapbooks compiled by Edmund Mills. The scrapbooks largely focus on Arctic expeditions and explorers, and consist of newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, pamphlets, and book excerpts.
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8) Title: Women in Geography Project Records, 1988-2010
Creator: Monk, Janice J.
Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (6 boxes; including 105 audio cassettes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 24
Abstract: Collection contains oral history interviews conducted by Janice Monk from the late 1980s to the early 2000s with female geographers on their experiences in the profession.
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9) Title: Departmental Histories Collection, 1973-2007
Creator: Comeaux, Malcolm L.
Quantity: 1.2 cubic ft. (3 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 25
Abstract: Collection of articles and manuscripts describing the history of geography departments at different universities in the U.S. and Canada.
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10) Title: Donald Q. Innis Papers, 1944-1988
Creator: Innis, Donald Q., 1924-1988
Quantity: 3.5 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 29
Abstract: The papers of Donald Q. Innis, a Canadian geographer who specialized in agricultural geography, particularly intercropping. The collection contains correspondence, research, notes, writings, reprints, and teaching materials.
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11) Title: Clinton R. Edwards Papers, 1927-2000
Creator: Edwards, Clinton R., 1926-2009
Quantity: 4.8 cubic ft. (7 boxes; including 5 audio cassettes, 198 slides, and 861 safety film negatives)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 26
Abstract: Papers of Clinton Edwards, a geographer who specialized in different types of primitive watercraft and the role they played in geographical discovery, particularly in Latin America. Collection contains correspondence, notes, research materials, writings, and reprints of early manuscripts.
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12) Title: Stephen Sargent Visher Papers, 1907-1971
Creator: Visher, Stephen Sargent, 1887-1967
Quantity: 3.2 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 31
Abstract: The papers of Stephen Sargent Visher, a geographer and climatologist who taught at the University of Indiana. The collection primarily contains correspondence, but includes manuscripts and teaching materials as well.
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13) Title: Richard Hartshorne Papers, 1914-1992
Creator: Hartshorne, Richard, 1899-1992
Quantity: 3.2 cubic ft. (8 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 28
Abstract: The papers of Richard Hartshorne, a geographer who specialized in political and economic geography, as well as the philosophy of geography. He taught at the University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The collection contains correspondence, writings, articles, notes, and photographs.
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14) Title: Wilbur Zelinsky Papers, 1945-2013
Creator: Zelinsky, Wilbur, 1921-2013
Quantity: 22 cubic ft. (30 boxes; including 13,683 slides); 13 oversize folders
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 32
Abstract: Papers of Wilbur Zelinsky, a geographer who specialized in culture and population. He taught for many years at The Pennsylvania State University. The collection contains primarily correspondence of both a personal and professional nature, reflecting Zelinsky's work in various areas of geography. Also contains maps, research data, writings, and Zelinsky's extensive slide collection.
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15) Title: Samuel P. Griffin Logbooks, 1850-1851
Creator: Griffin, Samuel P., 1826-1887
Quantity: 0.6 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 33
Abstract: Two rough logbooks from the USS Rescue during its 1850-1851 search for the British explorer, Sir John Franklin.
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16) Title: Francis A. Stout Scrapbooks, 1885-1892
Creator: Stout, Francis A., 1833-1892
Quantity: 3.5 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 34
Abstract: Scrapbooks of Francis Stout, a wealthy New Yorker and philanthropist, who was involved in numerous organizations and causes. The scrapbooks pertain to the various aspects of creating the Nicaragua Canal.
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17) Title: Herbert L. Warner Scrapbook, 1943-1945
Creator: Warner, Herbert L., 1900-
Quantity: .5 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 1
Abstract: The collection consists of a single scrapbook documenting Herbert L. Warner's work on the construction of the Alaskan-Canadian (ALCAN) Highway from 1943 to 1945. Included are photographs, newspaper articles, and miscellaneous personal documents.
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18) Title: Jacques M. May Papers, 1943-1960
Creator: May, Jacques M. (Jacques Meyer), b. 1896
Quantity: 2.5 cubic ft. (6 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 3
Abstract: This collection contains professional and personal papers of Jacques M. May when he was the director of the Medical Geography Department at the American Geographical Society. The collection includes research for the Atlas of Disease, which was a series of maps, or plates, published by the American Geographical Society during the 1950s. Medical statistics, preliminary maps, epidemiology of diseases, bibliographies, and academic studies of diseases are included as research for the Atlas of Disease. The Atlas of Disease was originally to contain 25 plates; only 17 were published. Each plate corresponds to a specific disease, or group of diseases. Other professional activities of Jacques M. May are documented in the collection, along with a small amount of personal correspondence and family photographs.
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19) Title: Isaiah Bowman Scrapbooks on Political Geography, 1921-1926
Creator: Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950
Quantity: 5 volumes
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 4
Abstract: Isaiah Bowman's Scrapbooks on Political Geography consist primarily of newspaper and magazine clippings related to political geography and international relations, collected in connection with subjects covered in his book The New World: Problems in Political Geography.
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20) Title: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wetlands Inventory Records, 1971-1997
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Quantity: 110 cubic ft. (110 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 5
Abstract: The National Wetlands Inventory records, dating from February 1971 to November 1997, consist of primarily Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and selected records from Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Texas, as well as a few Midwestern military base locations. Most folders consist of an aerial photo transparency from National High Altitude Photography (NHAP) and the National Aerial Photography Program (NAPP) and the National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) original delineations taped over each photo drawn on Mylar. Included in most folders is a USGS 7.5 minute topographic quadrangle. In some cases, there are notes related to the creation of the NWI map on separate paper. In other cases, the notes are made on the topographic quadrangles themselves.
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21) Title: Frank Place Scrapbooks of Trail Clippings, 1908-1950
Creator: Place, Frank, 1880-1959
Quantity: 17 volumes
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 6
Abstract: This scrapbook collection contains trail clippings, collected by Frank Place, related to walking. The clippings are primarily from newspapers, magazines, and books from the New York and New Jersey area.
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22) Title: Henry G. Bryant, Eighth International Geographic Congress Scrapbook, 1904-1906
Creator: Bryant, Henry G. (Henry Grier), 1859-1932
Quantity: 1 volume
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 8
Abstract: This scrapbook, compiled by Henry G. Byrant, primarily documents Bryant's involvement in the Eighth International Geographic Congress and the Geographical Society of Philadelphia.
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23) Title: Delia West Marble Scrapbooks, 1874-1890
Creator: Marble, Delia West
Quantity: .4 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 9
Abstract: This collection consists of two scrapbooks, compiled by Delia West Marble. One scrapbook relates to Arctic exploration from 1874 to 1884; the other to exploration in Africa from 1889 to 1890.
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24) Title: William Osgood Field Papers, 1927-1992
Creator: Field, William O. (William Osgood), 1904-1994
Quantity: 4.0 cubic ft. (9 boxes); 1 oversize folder; 47 film reels
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 10
Abstract: Papers, mostly dating from the late 1920s and early 1930s, of geographer and glaciologist William Osgood Field. Most of the collection deals with his travels to the remote Transcaucasia region of the Soviet Union, containing films, photographs, and notes.
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25) Title: Geopress Scrapbooks, 1939-1941
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 11
Abstract: This collection consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings from Geopress, a cartographic news agency. The scrapbooks include maps and information about various geographic areas, particularly those associated with World War II.
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