American Geographical Society of New York Records, 1723-2010,  (bulk bulk 1854-2000)

 
Contents List

Contents List

Container Title
Series: 1. Administration, 1855-1993
Subseries: 1A. Buildings, 1863-1970
Scope and Content Note: This subseries contains files related to the various buildings the AGS occupied through the years, including correspondence on the construction of the buildings and other financial matters. The majority of the materials focuses on the building where the AGS spent the longest time located: Broadway and 156th in New York City.
11 West 29th Street
Box   1
Folder   1
building fund, 1876-1881, , undated

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Box   1
Folder   2
Box   8
Folder   1
pictures, undated
15 West 81st Street
Box   36
Folder   1
architectural drawings, 1900, undated
Box   1
Folder   3
city surveyor plans, 1906

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Box   1
Folder   4
Box   1
Folder   5
correspondence, 1899-1908

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Box   1
Folder   6
guarantees, certificates, and permits, 1899-1902

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Box   1
Folder   7
James M. Kerr vs. The American Geographical Society, 1901

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Box   1
Folder   8
monthly building accounts, 1900-1902

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Box   36
Folder   2
photograph of building, undated
Box   40
Folder   1
photographs of construction, 1900, undated

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Box   8
Folder   2
pictures, undated
Amergeo and Geographical Realty Corporations
Box   1
Folder   9
correspondence, 1938-1946

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Box   1
Folder   10
mortgages and extensions, 1905-1930

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Box   10
scrapbooks, 1934-1943
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   1
Folder   11
Box   8
Folder   3
Audubon Terrace Group, 1965-1966
Box   40
Folder   2
Audubon Terrace, Hispanic Society of America, photographs, circa 1951

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Broadway and 156th Street
Box   1
Folder   12
construction payments, 1909-1911

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Box   1
Folder   13-14
correspondence, 1909-1913

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Box   36
Folder   2
oil paintings, undated
Box   437
Folder   1
negatives and positives, 1970, undated
Physical Description: 4 safety film negatives 
Physical Description: 2 film transparencies 
Box   36
Folder   2
photograph, 1970
Box   40
Folder   3
photographs, 1929-1970

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Box   1
Folder   15
Early Correspondence, 1863-1928

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Box   1
Folder   16
Insurance, Fire Protection, Repairs, etc., 1944-1968

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Box   40
Folder   4
Library, photographs, undated

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Box   40
Folder   5
Map Department, photograph, circa 1960

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Box   40
Folder   6
Photographs for Bowman Memorial Volume ("Amgraphics"), incl. photographs of staff, circa 1935

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Box   438
Photographs for Bowman Memorial Volume ("Amgraphics"), incl. photographs of staff, negatives, circa 1935

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Physical Description: 96 nitrate negatives 
Access Restrictions: Access to the nitrate negatives is restricted; researchers must use the digital access copies.
Box   1
Folder   17
Property on Boulevard and 150th-151st Street, 1886-1894, undated

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Subseries: 1B. Financial Records, 1864-1993
Scope and Content Note: Contains the financial records of the AGS and includes general ledgers, budget reports, fundraising proposals, information about funds, sales of AGS publications, and other materials of a financial nature.
Box   8
Folder   4
Account Books, 1874-1899
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Box   8
Folder   5
Account Books, 1950-1967
Physical Description: 6 volumes 
Box   8
Folder   6
Billing Record, contracts and projects, 1969-1979
Box   8
Folder   7
Billing Record, government projects, 1952-1967
Contributions
Box   1
Folder   18
"America's Prospects", 1936-1937

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Box   1
Folder   19-20
corporate support, 1947-1970, undated

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Box   1
Folder   21-23
donations and contributions, 1907-1971, undated

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Box   1
Folder   24
"Opportunities" circular, 1932-1937

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Box   1
Folder   25
special gifts and donations list, 1977-1978

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Box   1
Folder   26
Standard Oil Company, 1954-1966

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Foundations
Box   1
Folder   27
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1968

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Box   1
Folder   28
Asia Foundation, 1959-1974

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Box   1
Folder   29
corporations and foundations that purchase AGS Publications, 1957

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Box   1
Folder   30-31
correspondence, 1953-1965

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Box   2
Folder   1-3
Ford Foundation, correspondence, 1954-1962, undated
Box   2
Folder   4
Ford Foundation, presentation, 1955
Box   2
Folder   5
general information, 1955-1965
Box   2
Folder   6
James Foundation of New York Inc., 1958-1965
Box   2
Folder   7
Lincoln Ellsworth Foundation, 1959-1968
Box   2
Folder   8
Link Foundation, 1967-1968
Box   2
Folder   9
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, 1967-1969
Box   2
Folder   10
Moses Taylor Foundation, 1960-1966
Box   2
Folder   11
Resources for the Future Inc., 1953
Box   2
Folder   12
Rockefeller Foundation, 1930-1952
Box   2
Folder   13
schedule of corporate and foundation renewals, 1956-1965
Box   2
Folder   14
United States Steel Foundation Inc., 1964-1965
Fundraising
Box   2
Folder   15
"AGS: A Statement", 1951
Box   2
Folder   16-17
general, 1954-1975
Box   2
Folder   18
negative, 1960-1964
Box   2
Folder   19
"Survey and Plan of Fundraising for the AGS", 1929
Box   2
Folder   20
survey of AGS, prepared by Reuel Estill and Company, 1951
Funds
Box   2
Folder   21
analysis by Sarah K. Myers, 1977-1979
Box   2
Folder   22
Bowman Memorial Fund, 1950-1977
Box   2
Folder   23-24
building, Huntington property transfer, 1965-1984
Box   2
Folder   25
building fund, 1876-1910
Box   2
Folder   26
Commonwealth Fund, 1967-1968
Box   2
Folder   27
general, 1938-1971, undated
Box   2
Folder   28
Granthale Fund, 1952-1978
Box   2
Folder   29
Huntington Trust Fund, 1940-1975
Box   2
Folder   30
Louise A. Boyd Publishing Fund, 1956-1961

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Box   2
Folder   31
permanent endowment fund, 1920-1975, undated
Restricted Funds
Box   3
Folder   1-2
background information, incl. wills, 1898-1975
Box   3
Folder   3
capital gains, 1971-1974
Box   3
Folder   4
memoranda, 1971-1995
Box   3
Folder   5
use of principal, 1971-1978
Box   3
Folder   6-8
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, 1964-1972
Box   3
Folder   9
solicitation for endowment funds, 1919-1933, undated
Box   3
Folder   10
special projects, Teggart-Rosenberg Fund, 1927-1940
General
Box   3
Folder   11
account for Alois Musil's Arabian publications, 1924-1954
Box   3
Folder   12
books by Louise A. Boyd and Alexander Forbes, 1934-1939

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Box   3
Folder   13
budget, 1954-1970
Box   3
Folder   14-17
budget reports, 1942-1949
Box   8
Folder   8
controller's office memoranda, 1962-1963
Box   3
Folder   18
early funds and receipts, 1864-1865
Box   3
Folder   19
expenditures, 1954-1966
Box   3
Folder   20-23
financial statements, 1928-1970
Box   3
Folder   24
financial statements, drafts, 1930-1941
Box   3
Folder   25
publication program, 1926-1928
Box   3
Folder   26
real estate, New York City Department of Finance, 1917
Box   3
Folder   27
responses from Council on deficit, 1932-1942
Box   4
Folder   1
special committee on increasing revenues, 1946
Box   4
Folder   2
special projects, war and peace maps, 1939-1940
Box   4
Folder   3
tax exemption, 1908
Box   4
Folder   4
taxes, 1935-1941
Geographical Library Society
Box   4
Folder   5
certificate of incorporation and by-laws, 1880
Box   4
Folder   6
checkbook, 1881-1889
Box   4
Folder   7
correspondence, 1876-1891
Box   41
meeting minutes, 1880-1890
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   4
Folder   8
minutes of stockholders and trustees, 1889-1890, undated
property on West 29th Street
Box   4
Folder   9
leases, 1881-1888
Box   4
Folder   10
returning of stock, 1887-1889, undated
Box   4
Folder   11
vouchers and receipts, 1881-1888, undated
Box   4
Folder   12
stock certificates and transfers, 1888-1902
Box   41
stock certificates book, 1880-1888
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   8
Folder   9-11
Journal Vouchers, 1980-1982
Ledgers
cash journals (C1-C13)
Box   11
receipts and disbursements, 1863-1898
Physical Description: 6 volumes 
Box   12
receipts and disbursements, 1898-1911
Physical Description: 5 volumes 
Box   13
receipts and disbursements, 1911-1918
Physical Description: 5 volumes 
Box   14
receipts and disbursements, 1918-1926
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Box   15
receipts and disbursements, 1923-1929
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Volume   3-31
receipts and disbursements, 1929-1992
Physical Description: 29 volumes 
Box   16
transfers, 1929-1959
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Volume   1-2
treasurer's book, 1875-1887
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   17
general ledgers, 1885-1935
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Volume   32-49
general ledgers, incl. subsidiaries, 1936-1989
Physical Description: 17 volumes 
Box   8
Folder   12-13
general ledgers, 1993
miscellaneous (M1-M10)
Box   18
blotter, 1887-1915
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   18
building receipts for construction at 156th and Broadway, 1909-1912
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   18
Catskill map sales, 1907-1910
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   18
Geographical Library Society, receipts and disbursements, 1880-1890
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   18
insurance record, 1890-1915
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Volume   50-51
investment funds, 1937-1970
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   18
journals stock and delivery, 1888-1915
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   18
mortgage investments, 1898-1936
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Volume   52-53
mortgage investments, 1933-1946
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   18
postage disbursements, 1892-1928
Physical Description: 1 volume 
petty cash (P1-P9)
Box   19
account books, 1887-1932
Physical Description: 7 volumes 
Box   20
account books, 1932-1938
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   21
account books, 1939-1954
Physical Description: 6 volumes 
Box   20
multi-column summary, 1915-1927
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   20
S of S account, 1926-1927
Physical Description: 1 volume 
sales record (S1-S5)
Volume   54-59
AGS publications, 1918-1971
Physical Description: 6 volumes 
Box   8
Folder   14-23
AGS publications, 1971-1975
Volume   60
bills for copies of Journal of the American Geographical Society of New York and Bulletin of the American Geographical Society sold, 1890-1915
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Volume   61
map of the Americas 1:5,000,000, 1942-1947
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   22
trial balances (T1-T5), 1887-1950
Physical Description: 8 volumes 
Volume   62
trial balances, 1950-1954
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Legacies and Bequests
Box   4
Folder   13
Bacon, Francis M., 1913
Box   4
Folder   14
Borup, Henry D., father of George Borup, 1912-1924
Box   4
Folder   15-16
Cullum, George W., 1890-1896
Box   4
Folder   17
Daly, Charles P., 1894-1915
Box   4
Folder   18
De Vaugrigneuse, Sarah M., 1905-1911
Box   4
Folder   19
Ford, James B., 1928-1929
Box   4
Folder   20
general, 1964, undated
Box   4
Folder   21
Huntington, Collis P. and Arabella D., 1901-1927
Box   4
Folder   22
Mills, Darius O., 1910
Box   4
Folder   23
Molyneaux, Silas D., 1963-1976
Box   4
Folder   24
Parks, Harold E. and Susan T., 1960-1971
Box   4
Folder   25
Price, Eli K., 1968
Box   4
Folder   26
Robbins, Chandler, 1926-1928
Box   4
Folder   27
Sands, William R., 1908-1909
Box   4
Folder   28
Von Post, Herman C., 1914
Box   4
Folder   29
Whitaker, John E., 1930-1931
Box   4
Folder   30
Wolff, Emil, 1918-1926
Payroll
Volume   63-66
employee records, 1929-1979
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Access Restrictions: Access to these volumes is restricted.
Volume   67
employee records, incl. departmental analysis, 1955-1982
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Access Restrictions: Access to this volume is restricted.
Box   4
Folder   31-34
employee records, 1949-1955
Access Restrictions: Access to these records is restricted.
Box   4
Folder   35-36
employee records, 1983, 1993
Access Restrictions: Access to these records is restricted.
Box   4
Folder   37
manual, 1968
Box   4
Folder   38
time records, 1943-1953
Box   4
Folder   39-42
Treasurer's Monthly Reports, 1886-1912
Box   5
Folder   1
Treasurer's Monthly Reports, 1913-1925
Subseries: 1C. Legal Records, 1954-1986
Scope and Content Note: This subseries is comprised of correspondence with different law firms the AGS worked with in dealing with various legal issues, particularly the moving of the library and map collections. It includes correspondence with John E. Gould, before he became president of the AGS while he practiced at the law firm of Webster & Sheffield.
Box   2-12
Folder   2-12
General, 1954-1986
Box   1-3
Folder   1-3
Memoranda, 1971-1977
Subseries: 1D. Membership, 1857-1978
Scope and Content Note: This subseries contains files relating to membership, including lists of fellows, dues paid, and resignations. Includes ledgers, scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence. For honorary and corresponding membership records, see Series 7C. For a full index of members and the different types of members, see the list below.
Box   5
Folder   13
Annual and Life Membership, 1860-1932, undated
Box   36
Folder   3
Certificates, 1857
Box   5
Folder   14
Certificates (blank), undated
Box   9
Folder   4
Circulars and Other Printed Materials, 1862-1933
Box   9
Folder   5
Corporate, 1968
Box   9
Folder   6
Distinguished Fellows (non-geographers), 1968
Box   5
Folder   15
Ex-Officio Members, 1860-1891
Box   9
Folder   7
Fellows, 1968, undated
Index of Members

Other Finding Aids members, circa 1851-1950
members, circa 1950-1978
Box   23
A-Bo
Box   24
Br-Da
Box   25
De-F
Box   26
G-Hi
Box   27
Ho-Kn
Box   28
Ki-Ma
Box   29
Mc-Ol
Box   30
Om-Ro
Box   31
Ru-Sq
Box   32
St-V
Box   33
W-Z
Box   9
Folder   8
Introduction and Directory of Life Fellows, 1968
Ledgers (F1-F13)
Box   35
accounts against deceased fellows, 1888-1910
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   35
index, 1909-1916
Physical Description: 3 volumes 
Box   35
life fellows, 1852-1941
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   34
lists of members, 1859-1887
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   34
names and dues payments, 1859-1905
Physical Description: 3 volumes 
Box   35
names and dues payments, 1929-1953
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   34
number of fellows and list of dropped fellows, 1892-1928
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Volume   68-71
treasurer's book, names and dues payments, 1873-1916
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Box   9
Folder   9
Life Members, 1967-1968
Box   5
Folder   16
List of Ministers and Consuls (ex-officio members?), undated
Box   9
Folder   10
Members' Book, 1917
Box   9
Folder   11
Names Suggested for Fellowship, 1967

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Box   9
Folder   12
Notebook of Proposed Candidates, 1892-1915
Box   9
Folder   13
Responses on Becoming Members
Abbot, Henry L.?, 1875
Anderson, Henry H., 1887
Anderson, R.S., 1887
Archer, George R., 1886
Baker, P.C., 1887
Balch, Edwin S., 1898
Batchelor, Charles, 1898
Beard, Daniel C., 1901
Belding, Milo M., 1897
Beer, William, 1897
Brown, M. Bayard, 1887
Davis, William Morris, 1904
Dewey, Davis R., 1901
Dieterich, Charles F., 1894
Drexel, A.J., 1887
Dunn, George W., 1894
Du Pont, Henry A., 1889
Duvall, W.C., 1894
Eastman, George, 1904
Field, C.P., 1875
Folsom, George W., 1875
Grant, Madison, 1905
Greer, Henry, 1881
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1888
Howells, William D., 1909
James, William, 1889
Jastrow, Joseph, 1888
McMauer, James?, 1875
Maury, Mytton, 1882
Nash, J., 1875
Parish, Henry, Jr., 1904
Pinchot, Gifford, 1893
Sherman, William T., 1874
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1907
Tuckerman, Paul, 1901
Van Dyke, Henry, 1887
Van Dyke, Henry I., Jr., 1886
Box   37-39
Scrapbooks, publications and fellows circulars, 1921-1966
Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Subseries: 1E. Objectives, Policies, and Plans, 1930-1968
Scope and Content Note: This subseries includes files on planning documents for and reports on the future of the AGS, and includes fundraising possibilities and other proposals. There are also materials on the policies of the AGS and an operations manual. Contains mostly correspondence and reports.
Box   9
Folder   14
"AGS: Its Needs and Its Future", 1966
Box   9
Folder   15
Description of Departments and Activities, circa 1950
Box   9
Folder   16
"Existing and Potential Activities", 1946
Box   9
Folder   17
"Geography and the AGS: 1968-1978", 1968
Box   9
Folder   18
"Industry and the AGS", 1964
Box   9
Folder   19
Memo by Wilma B. Fairchild, 1957
Box   9
Folder   20
Operations Manual, circa 1945
Planning Documents
Box   5
Folder   17
key, undated
Box   5
Folder   18
P1, reports, notes, and correspondence, 1933-1944
Box   6
Folder   1-4
P2-4, reports, notes, and correspondence, 1946-1949
Box   6
Folder   5
P5, miscellaneous, 1948-1949
Box   6
Folder   6
P6, proposed exhibition, 1947
Box   9
Folder   21
"Policies and Purpose of the AGS", 1947-1952
Box   9
Folder   22
Praise of AGS, 1930-1944
Box   9
Folder   23
Presentation of the AGS, 1966
Box   9
Folder   24
Report on AGS Activities, 1949
Box   9
Folder   25
"Report on the AGS" by Richard U. Light, 1948
Box   9
Folder   26
Special Committee on Education and Publications, 1946-1947
Box   9
Folder   27
Special Committee on Planning, 1947
Box   9
Folder   28
Special Committee on the Society's Program, 1946-1950
Box   9
Folder   29
Statement on the AGS, 1954-1957, undated
Subseries: 1F. Staff, 1855-1987
Scope and Content Note: The Staff subseries contains miscellaneous information, general correspondence, and photographs on a number of former staff members, and includes biographies of staff members who worked at the AGS in the 1950s and 1960s.
Box   6
Folder   7-8
Adams, Cyrus C., 1891-1931, undated

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Autobiographies
Box   40
Folder   7
volume I, senior staff members, photographs, 1964

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Box   9
Folder   30
volume I, senior staff members, text, 1964
Box   40
Folder   8
volume II, current and past staff, photographs, 1968

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Box   9
Folder   31-32
volume II, current and past staff, text, 1968
Box   9
Folder   33
Biographies, 1952
Box   40
Folder   9
Cartography Department, photographs, 1923-1974, undated

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Box   437
Folder   1
Collins, Sam G., negative, 1971
Physical Description: 1 safety film negative 
Box   7
Folder   1
Daly, Charles P., 1855-1899

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Box   7
Folder   2
Diary of Keeper of Rooms, 1857-1862
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   7
Folder   3
Employee Policies and Benefit Plans, 1944-1974
Box   9
Folder   34
Felland, Nordis, 1940-1967, undated
Box   9
Folder   35
Heusser, Calvin J., 1961-1966
Box   9
Folder   36
Hitchcock, Charles B., 1928
Box   9
Folder   37
Letts, Thomas, 1889-1916
Box   40
Folder   10
Library, photographs, undated

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Box   9
Folder   38
Lists of AGS Staff Members, 1951-1970
Box   9
Folder   39
Lowenthal, David, 1967-1968
Box   40
Folder   11
Map Department, photographs, 1959-1960

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Box   9
Folder   40
McNee, Robert B., 1974-1987
Box   9
Folder   41
Miller, Osborn Maitland, 1938-1950
Box   9
Folder   42
Miscellaneous, 1936-1943, undated
Box   437
Folder   1
Negatives, 1965-1967, undated
Physical Description: 35 safety film negatives 
Box   40
Folder   12-13
Photographs, 1940-1974

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Box   9
Folder   43
Platt, Elizabeth T., 1937-1944
Box   9
Folder   44
Ralphs, Howland D., 1899-1916
Box   9
Folder   45
Wright, John K., 1920
Box   9
Folder   46
Wrigley, Gladys M., 1913-1948
Box   7
Folder   4
Yonge, Ena L., 1946-1965
Series: 2. Collections and Artifacts, 1723-2009, bulk 1851-1990
Subseries: 2A. AGS Historical Material, 1851-2009
Scope and Content Note: This subseries consists of historical material about the AGS. Complied largely by John K. Wright, much of the material would end up being used by him in his book about the AGS: Geography in the Making (1952). Contains correspondence, clippings, AGS documents, and notes about the AGS.
Box   42
Folder   1-2
AGS Brochures and Stamps, 1870-1954, undated
AGS General Clippings
Box   52
Folder   2
"Dr. Hayes Before the Geographical Society", 1861
Box   42
Folder   3
general, 1859-2002, undated
Box   52
Folder   2
"Great Northwest Lecture" by Ferdinand Hayden, 1874
Box   52
Folder   2
"The Meeting of the AGS at Chickering Hall", 1878
Box   42
Folder   36
AGS Constitution, 1851, undated
Box   42
Folder   4
AGS Miscellaneous, 1865-1934, undated
Box   42
Folder   5
AGS News, 1966-1967
Box   42
Folder   6
AGS Newsletters, 1946-1950
Box   42
Folder   7
AGS Organizational Chart, undated
Box   42
Folder   8
AGS Seal, 1927-1954, undated
Box   52
Folder   1
AGS Seal, original Ubique logo, undated
Oversize Folder   1
Autographs on Wall of Director's Office, photographs, photostats, and tracings, 1918-1953
Box   60
Director's Office Guestbook, incl. photostats that may have been sent to Russia, 1851-1966
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   43
Folder   1
Forrest Fund (Robert Lee), free distribution of Geographical Review, 1928-1930
Box   42
Folder   9
Graf Zeppelin Expedition clippings, 1929
Box   42
Folder   10
Guide to the Archives of the AGS (H1a), 1951-1956
Box   42
Folder   11
History of the AGS, 1950
Inquiry and American Commission to Negotiate Peace
Box   42
Folder   12
Box   42
Folder   13
correspondence, 1918-1919

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Oversize Folder   2
first map made by the AGS for the Inquiry and used at the Paris Peace Conference, 1917

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Box   43
Folder   2
list of maps presented by Mark Jefferson, 1932

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Box   43
Folder   3
maps purchased and list of Inquiry maps, 1919, undated

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Box   42
Folder   14
miscellaneous, 1919-1934

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Box   42
Folder   15
peace conference, 1918-1919

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Box   42
Folder   16
post war reconstruction, Hugo Koehler, 1922

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Box   49
Folder   1
signatures of participants, photographs, 1923

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Box   42
Folder   17
List of Names for Unidentified Trip, undated
Box   42
Folder   18
Literary Questions, 1943, undated
Box   42
Folder   19
Obituaries, 1874, 1975-1996
Peary-Cook Controversy
Box   42
Folder   20
Huntington's report and Bowman's views, 1909-1926

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Box   42
Folder   21
inquiries and publications about, 1909-1935

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Box   42
Folder   22
Printed Materials, 1940-1972, undated
Box   43
Folder   4
Report by Bowman to President Roosevelt on Hemispheres, World War II, photostats, 1941
Box   42
Folder   23
Sargent, John Winthrop (imposter), 1918-1933
Box   42
Folder   24
Visit of Woodrow Wilson, clippings, 1916-1918
Box   49
Folder   2
Visit of Woodrow Wilson, photographs, 1918

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Wright, John K.
AGS History (H8-H18)
Box   43
Folder   5-6
I, textual matter, undated
Box   43
Folder   7
II, tables and synopses, undated
Box   43
Folder   8-9
III, biographies, 1938-1952
Box   43
Folder   10-11
IV, council, finances, and honors, undated
Box   43
Folder   12
V, staff, statistics, undated
Box   43
Folder   13
VI, staff, autobiographies, 1949-1951
Box   43
Folder   14-15
VII, publications, notes, undated
Box   43
Folder   16-17
VIII, publications, statistics, undated
Box   43
Folder   18
IX, collections, centennial, and circulars, undated
Box   43
Folder   19-20
X, annual reports, undated
Box   52
Folder   3
XI, financial and staff tables, undated
Box   51
XII, notes on the history of the AGS, index, circa 1935-1950
Box   43
Folder   21
XII, notes on the history of the AGS, key, circa 1950
Ubique [Geography in the Making (H1-H7)]
Box   55
illustrations and photographs, undated

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   43
Folder   22
materials for a history of the AGS, introduction, 1952
Box   42
Folder   25-35
ribbon copy, text and notes, undated
Subseries: 2B. Donations and Acquisitions, 1723-1992, bulk 1854-1970
Scope and Content Note: This subseries contains artifacts of a geographical or historical nature that were either purchased by the AGS or donated to the AGS, and are often related to explorers and their expeditions. These artifacts include photographs, sketches, manuscripts, and flags, with many of the items containing correspondence concerning their acquisition. Some of the items are merely photostats or copies of the original documents. A few of the items came to UWM in 1978 and are located in the AGSL. There is also the original guide to the archives from 1956 in box 48, folder 1.
Box   56
Canvas Bag, used for radio papers by Anne M. Lindbergh, from Charles A. Lindbergh, 1931
Box   61-63
Collector Plates, Columbus Discovering the New World, by Mark Myers, 1992
Box   46
Folder   1
Door, Stanley-Livingstone House, door, declined, 1927-1932
Drawings, Flaherty, Robert J., Inuit Sketches
Box   64
Folder   1
from Robert J. Flaherty, 1918
Box   64
Folder   2
lithographs, undated
Box   64
Folder   3
loose sketches, undated

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Box   64
Folder   4
notebook, undated

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   44
Folder   1
Drawings, New York Athenæum Club House, pencil sketch with autographs, 1860

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Edmund Fanning Collection
Box   46
Folder   2
Canton notebook, 1801

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Box   54
"Concern for the Ship Betsey," notebook of receipts, 1799-1800

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   46
Folder   3
gift of Sidney Bradford, 1931-1934

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Box   46
Folder   4
letters from Edmund Fanning, 1810-1836

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Box   46
Folder   5
letters from John Fanning Watson, 1837-1840

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Box   46
Folder   6
letters from William and Nathaniel Fanning and Nathaniel Palmer, 1805-1824

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Box   46
Folder   7
memorial of Edmund Fanning, 1840

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Box   54
Narrative of the Recent Voyage of Captain Ross to the Arctic Regions by Edwin Williams, 1835
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   46
Folder   8
notebook of receipts and invoices from the Brig Betsey, 1797-1799

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Box   46
Folder   9
notes and correspondence, 1817, undated

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Box   46
Folder   10
photostats of collection, undated
Box   54
Voyages Round the World by Edmund Fanning, 1833
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   44
Folder   2
Etchings, Raven, Anton A., 1914
Box   65
Fan with an Arctic View, presented by Sir John Ross to Miss Allington, from F.A. Stout, 1871

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Flags
Box   69
AGS Small Expedition Flag, undated
Box   70
Hall, Charles F., flag carried by Hall to King William's Land, 1869
Box   44
Folder   3
Identification Tags for Expedition Flags, undated
Box   71
Ross, John, flag carried in the Arctic by Ross' expedition, 1829
Box   72
Wilkins, George H., American flag carried by Wilkins on his Arctic flight from Alaska to Spitsbergen, 1928
General
Box   44
Folder   4
Archival Materials Not Cataloged, circa 1970
Box   44
Folder   5
"Catalogue of a Collection of Books", 1897
Box   46
Folder   11
Correspondence Regarding Miscellaneous Objects and Other Donations, 1865-1940
Box   44
Folder   6
Daly, Charles P., books from his library, undated
Box   48
Documents from the Archives, 1933
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   44
Folder   7
Ford, James B., books from his library, from Louis Bishop, 1928
Box   48
Folder   1
Guide to the Archives, 1956
Box   44
Folder   8
Inventories, 1931, undated
Box   46
Folder   12
List and Location of Curios, Paintings, and Other Items in the Collection, 1902
Box   44
Folder   9
List of Articles That Once Belonged to the AGS, undated
Box   44
Folder   10-11
List of Early American Imprints in AGS Library, circa 1930
Box   50
List of Early American Imprints in AGS Library, index, circa 1930
Box   44
Folder   12
Payne Collection, report by C.B. Osgood, 1932
Box   44
Folder   13
Rare Items Offered for Sale, 1902-1940
Box   44
Folder   14
"Research Materials in New York: A Guide to Resources", 1977
Box   46
Folder   13
Scientific Instruments, 1932-1976, undated
Box   48
Folder   2
Shelf Classification, guide, undated
Box   48
Folder   3
Systematic Classification for the Research Catalog, undated
Globes
Box   44
Folder   15
Copley, Charles, identification tag, undated
Fliers' and Explorers' Globe
Box   44
Folder   16
descriptions of globe and list of signers, 1929-1962, undated

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Box   44
Folder   17
gift of John H. Finley, 1929-1933

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Box   49
Folder   3
photographs, 1929-1969, undated

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Box   44
Folder   18
tracings of names on globe, 1937

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Box   437
Folder   2
Wilson, Hondius, and Behaim, negatives, 1968
Physical Description: 2 safety film negatives 
Box   49
Folder   4
Wilson, Hondius, and Behaim, photographs, 1968-1970, undated

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Louise A. Boyd Donation of 28 February 1931
Box   46
Folder   14
copy of log from M/S Hobby, 1926

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Box   44
Folder   19
Box   44
Folder   20
Holm's log of M/S Hobby, 1928

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Box   44
Folder   21
list of geographic names in Norwegian and English, undated

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Box   52
Folder   4
maps of Arctic searchings, 1928

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Box   44
Folder   22
Norwegian Royal Seaplanes F36-F38, 1928

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Box   44
Folder   23
report of searchings by Hovdenak, undated

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Box   44
Folder   24
telegrams from King Haakon VII, 1928

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Box   44
Folder   25
"With Dogteam Searching for the Italia Crew" by Rolf S. Tandberg, undated

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Maps
Box   58
Beatus World Map, negatives, undated
Physical Description: 2 glass negatives 
Access Restrictions: Request the assistance of an archivist to view the glass negatives.
Box   44
Folder   26
British Guyana, "Comprehending the Colonies," from Theodore Barrell, 1915-1931
Box   44
Folder   27
Cruz Cano y Olmedilla, Juan de la, Humboldt Map of South America, 1928-1958
Oversize Folder   3
Dickinson, Robert L., Palisade Interstate Park, drawings and sketches, circa 1910

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Box   44
Folder   28
Dickinson, Robert L., Palisade Interstate Park, from Charles C. Curran, 1941

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Box   44
Folder   29
Mercator's World Map of 1538, description, undated
Box   58
Mercator's World Map of 1569, negative, undated
Physical Description: 1 glass negative 
Access Restrictions: Request the assistance of an archivist to view the glass negatives.
Box   44
Folder   30
Leardo Map of the World, 1452, from Archer M. Huntington, 1905-1906
Box   58
Pomponius Mela, negative, undated
Physical Description: 1 glass negative 
Access Restrictions: Request the assistance of an archivist to view the glass negatives.
Box   52
Folder   5
Requin, Edouard, Battle of the Marne, photostat, 1932
Box   44
Folder   31
Stevens, D.R.P., sketch maps of North American Rivers, undated
Manuscripts
Box   46
Folder   15
Bordewich, Henry, Norwegian Fisheries, undated
Box   44
Folder   32
Braun, John, "First Ascension of Volcano 'Turrialba' near Cartago in Costa Rica", undated
Box   44
Folder   33
Columbus, Christopher, De Nouo Orbe, The History of the West Indies, copy, undated
Box   46
Folder   16
Cook, Capt. James, logbook, from Ralph M. Hudson, photostat, 1931
Box   44
Folder   34
Description de l'Égypte (1809), from Henry Coggill, 1902
Box   44
Folder   35
De Toledo, Don Francisco, founding of the University of Lima, from Isaiah Bowman, photostat, 1931
Box   46
Folder   17-18
Detzner, Hermann, materials regarding "Four Years Among the Cannibals," from Ernst Mayr, 1929-1932, undated
Box   47
Folder   1
Discovery of Heard Island, copy of log book and journal, from Hubert Wilkins, 1930
Box   44
Folder   36
Estorgo, Don Francisco, logbook of Nuestra Señora de la Soledad 1766-1767, copy, 1931
Box   53
Folder   3
Formosa Manuscripts, land contracts with China written by aboriginal inhabitants of Taiwan, from Joseph B. Steere, 1723-1776

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Box   44
Folder   37
Griffin, Cora, "Romantic Origin of the First American Arctic Expedition," article on Grinnell Expedition, 1932-1933
Griffin, Samuel P., "Aid to Navigation for Steamers", from Cora Griffin

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Box   44
Folder   38
correspondence, 1929
Box   44
Folder   38-51
manuscript, undated
Box   45
Folder   1
manuscript, undated
Box   47
Folder   2
map of Panama Canal area, undated

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Box   47
Folder   3
Hall, Fayrer, A Short Account of the First Settlement of the Provinces of Virginia, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, 1735
Box   47
Folder   4
Heath, E.R., "Hieroglyphics Found on Rocks at the Falls and Rapids of Rivers Maderia and Mamore", undated
Box   47
Folder   5
Hunt, William H., papers on Madagascar, 1904
Box   45
Folder   2
Jesuit Manuscript, "Relación de las Misiones de Guaranís o Tapes de la Provincia del Paraguay," from C.U. Clark, photostat, 1930
Box   47
Folder   6
Jones, Thomas ap C., proclamation and general order taking possession of California, from Milton Cogswell, 1870
Box   47
Folder   7
Landis, E.B., Island of Kang-hua, undated
Box   47
Folder   8
Maury Island, correspondence, photostats, from A.M. Parmelee, 1926-1928
Box   53
Folder   1
Nordqvist, Oscar, "Tschuktschisk Ordlista" (Chukchi language glossary), annotated proof, from J.B. Gilder, 1928

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Box   47
Folder   9
Parry, William E., "Journal of a Third Voyage for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage" with annotations by Charles F. Hall, from John Baynes, 1902
Box   53
Folder   2
Petition to Congress in regard to Kane's Relief in the Arctic 1855, from Marshall C. Lefferts, 1908

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Box   47
Folder   10
Reports to Matthew C. Perry on Cape Verde Islands, from C. Boggs, H. Bridge, and H.S. Stellwagen, 1843-1844
Box   45
Folder   3
Serrano, Francisco de P., "Discurso Pronunciado con Motivo del Anniversario de la Constitucion Politica de las Estados Unidos Mejicanos Promulgada en 1857", 1863
Box   45
Folder   4
Skottsberg, Carl, letter exploring Juan Fernandez Islands, translation, 1917
Box   45
Folder   5
Stapler, John T.G., "Lieutenant Samy Bey and the Pyramids of Fezzan", 1910
Box   45
Folder   6
Stuck, Hudson, diary on ascent of Mt. Denali (McKinley), from John W. Wood, 1921

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Box   45
Folder   7
Tappan, Benjamin, data on Wilkes Expedition from journal of Tappan, copy, 1843
Box   68
Unidentified, notebook found aboard the HMS Resolute, from W.C. Leveridge, 1854

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   47
Folder   11
Veeder, M.A., "Changes in the Condition of the Sun" and "The New York Blizzard", 1888
Box   45
Folder   8
Veiga, Francisco Xavier de, "Diario da Viagem", photostat, 1918
Box   47
Folder   12
Warwick, Arthur S., "Angkor Wat", 1928
Medallions
Box   74
Item   4
Amerigo Vespucci, 1903
Box   74
Item   2
Amundsen-Ellsworth Crossing the Polar Sea, 1926
Box   73
Item   8
Bicentenary of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Montreal, 1906
Box   74
Item   7
Congresso International de Americanists, 1922
Box   73
Item   6-7
Discipulus Est Priori Posterior Dies, undated
Box   74
Item   1
Fridtjof Nansen, 1897
Box   74
Item   6
J.A. Palmén, 1915
Box   74
Item   11
James Smithson, bicentennial 1765-1965, 1965
Box   74
Item   5
Marco Polo, Italian Scientists Meeting, Venice, 1847
Box   74
Item   8
Memorial to Friendly Cooperation Between States, New York-New Jersey, 1931
Box   73
Item   9
Polar Expedition of Fridtjof Nansen, undated
Box   74
Item   9
Richard E. Byrd, Commemorating the Conquest of the Poles, 1926-1929
Box   73
Item   5
Secretaria de Edvcacion Pvblica 1825-1925, Mexico, Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Historia, y Ethnografia, 1925
Box   74
Item   3
Sir Francis Drake, 1907
Box   74
Item   12-13
Waclaw Nalkowski, Polish Geographical Society, 1934
Box   45
Folder   9
Notes, Haushofer, Karl, from Alexander Melamid, 1941
Paintings and Photographs
A.J. Russell and S.J. Sedgwick Collection of Transcontinental Railroad Photographs
Note: See also Occasional Publication #3
Box   45
Folder   10
"Article V: Railroad to the Pacific" by Henry Poor, copy, 1854
Box   45
Folder   11
correspondence, 1968-1975
Box   45
Folder   12
gift of A.C. Combes, 1940-1941
Box   45
Folder   13
list of negatives compiled by William Pattison, 1961
Box   45
Folder   14
sale to Oakland Museum, 1968-1970
Box   45
Folder   15
"Sedgwick's Illustrated Course of Lectures and Catalogue", copy, 1874
Box   45
Folder   16
"The Next Hundred Years of Transcontinental Railroads" by Harold Mayer, 1968
Box   49
Folder   5
Aerial Photographs of Peking, U.S. Navy, 1923

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Box   45
Folder   17
David Livingstone and Frank Vardon, from George L. Harrison, 1932
Box   49
Folder   6
Early New York Railroads, from William O. Field, photographs, 1981

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Box   47
Folder   13
General Correspondence, 1893-1917
Box   57
Folder   1
House at Audubon Park, future site of AGS building at Broadway and 156th Street, from John Harden, 1864

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Box   45
Folder   18
Operti, Albert, "The Last Franklin Search", correspondence, 1894-1932

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Box   52
Folder   6
Operti, Albert, "The Last Franklin Search", photograph, undated

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Box   437
Folder   2
Palmer, Nathaniel B., negatives and positives, undated
Physical Description: 1 safety film negative 
Physical Description: 2 film transparencies 
Box   47
Folder   14
Pennington, Harper, portrait of Charles P. Daly, 1899
Box   49
Folder   7
Plate Honoring George W. Melville on his 70th Birthday, 1911

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Box   49
Folder   8
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Steamers Surveying the Philippine Islands, from Philip A. Welker?, undated

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Box   58
Vespucci, Amerigo, negative, 1903
Physical Description: 1 glass negative 
Access Restrictions: Request the assistance of an archivist to view the glass negatives.
Box   59
Wrigley, Gladys M., photographs of White Mountains Vacation, 1915

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Physical Description: 1 photograph album 
Box   45
Folder   19
Zuccaro's Mercator, from William B. Hill, 1931
Box   66-67
Printing Press Plates, miscellaneous plates, undated
Box   45
Folder   20
Scrapbooks, Grinnell, Henry, from Dorothy Grinnell, 1937-1938

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Box   45
Folder   21
Scrolls, Tira de Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, from A.E. Place, 1917

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Box   45
Folder   22
Sculptures, O'Donovan, William R., marble bust of Charles P. Daly, 1899-1901
Box   45
Folder   23
Solar Timepiece, Timby, Theodore R., description, undated
Box   45
Folder   24
Stove, Cook, Frederick A., stove donated to the National Archives by the AGS, 1974
Box   45
Folder   25
Theodolite, Hedin, Sven, from Brooke Dolan, 1945
Subseries: 2C. Portrait File, circa 1880-2000
Scope and Content Note: Contains portrait photographs and drawings of various geographers, explorers, and AGS personnel. For an itemized list of individuals in the portrait file, see the index.

Other Finding Aids Index to Portrait File
Box   444
Negatives, undated
Physical Description: 26 safety film negatives 
Photographs
Photo   1
Explorers, Geographers, AGS Staff, etc., A-P, circa 1880-2000

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Photo   2
Explorers, Geographers, AGS Staff, etc., Q-Z, circa 1880-2000
Oversize
Box   57
Folder   2
AGS Staff, group, incl. Cullum and Daly, circa 1890

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Box   57
Folder   3
Appleton, Nathan, 1882/3

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Box   57
Folder   4
Boyd, Louise A., undated

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Box   57
Folder   3
Cullum, George W., undated
Box   57
Folder   3
Dauzats, Vincent, 1882/3
Box   57
Folder   3
Peary, Robert E., 1898
Box   47
Folder   15
Requests for Portrait Photographs, 1926-1927
Series: 3. Correspondence, 1858-2007
Subseries: 3A. Adams, Cyrus C., 1886-1912
Scope and Content Note: This subseries consists of the correspondence of Cyrus C. Adams (1849-1928). While Adams was a council member briefly, his papers mainly represent his editorial work as an assistant editor (1902-1908) and, later, editor (1908-1915) of the Bulletin of the American Geographical Society. Adams worked as an editor at the New York Sun as well.

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Box   75
Folder   1
Box   75
Folder   2
Encyclopedia Work, 1897-1907

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Box   75
Folder   3
General Correspondence

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"Achievements of the Second Exploring Trip Into Central Africa", undated
Bandelier, Adolf Francis, 1909
Barne, Annie?, 1907
"Bicycle Vacation", incl. A.W. Greely, 1889-1905
Bowen, John W.E., Gammon Theological Seminary, 1897
Briggs, S. Edgar, Fleming H. Revell Company (publisher), 1899
Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, exhibit, Franklin H. Hooper, 1898-1901
Cattell, James McKeen, 1906
Daly, Charles P., 1895
Davis, William Morris, 1894
De Armas, I.?, 1898
Dodge, Richard E., Teachers College, 1896-1897
Fisher, Harris, 1905
Gannett, Henry, U.S. Geological Survey, 1894
Greely, A.W., War Department, 1898-1899
Hartzell, Joseph C., 1896-1898
Herbertson, A.J.?, 1898
Holub, Dr. Emil, 1895
Hubbard, Gardiner G., National Geographic Society, 1893
Hubbard, Mina B., 1905-1906
Hunter, Fraser, 1910
Hurlbut, George C., 1892
Jefferson, Mark S.W., 1906
Keltie, John S., 1895
Laffan, William M., 1898
Leipziger, Henry M., Board of Education, 1897
Libbey, William, 1903
McGee, W.J., Eighth International Geographic Congress, 1903
Mitchell, Edward P., The Sun, 1897
Moncheur, Baron, Légation de Belgique (Belgium), 1906
Noble, F.P., 1899
Nordenskjöld, Otto, 1912
Peary, Josephine D., 1896
Publicity, 1896-1903
Robbins, Chandler, 1895-1902
Swift, Augustus T., Providence English High School, 1902
The Sun, changes in editing copy, 1898-1899
Thomson, James P., Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, 1903
Workman, Fanny Bullock, undated
Box   75
Folder   4
Lectures, 1892-1907, undated

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Box   75
Folder   5
Peary, Robert E., 1891-1907

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Box   75
Folder   6
Subseries: 3B. Early Correspondence, 1858-1915
Scope and Content Note: This subseries includes early correspondence with the AGS relating to various matters, such as expeditions, AGS business, and other geographical topics. Letters were mainly addressed to clerks or secretaries such as Robert Curren or Alvin Southworth. With the exception of Volume 6, the letterpress books represent the AGS's outgoing correspondence only.
Box   76
Folder   1
Catskill Mountains, map, 1905-1907

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Box   76
Folder   2
Chaix, Emile (Paul), on development of AGS, 1888-1901

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Box   76
Folder   3
Davis, William Morris, 1895-1911

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Box   76
Folder   4
Foreign Contacts, 1865-1878

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Box   76
Folder   5
Geddes, Patrick, Reclus' Great Globe, 1898-1899

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General Correspondence
Box   76
Folder   6
Albert, John J., Bureau of Topographical Engineers, 1860
Adams, Charles Francis, 1863-1873
Adler, Felix, Cornell University, 1875
Ajassir, A.?, 1875
Alcantars, D. Leon?, 1876
Alger, Horatio, Jr., 1890
Ammen, Daniel, Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department, 1876-1879
Arroza, I. Miguel?, undated
Association of Average Adjusters, Charles C. Tyler, 1895
Astor, J.J., Jr., 1862
Astor, William W., State of New York Senate Chamber, 1880
Audubon, Mary Eliza, 1901
Ayub, Isma'il Pasha, 1874
Bache, Alexander D., 1860-1862
Bacon, George B., 1865
Baker, Sir Samuel, 1873, undated
Ballivián, Manuel V., Office of Immigration Statistics and Geographical Propaganda, Bolivia, 1904
Balseiro, Viuda e Hijos de, Delung Francis?, 1894
Bancroft, George, 1859
Bandelier, Adolph, 1906
Banvard, John, in regard to the Mississippi River, 1862
Barnes, Charles J., 1914
Barney, Danforth, New York and California Express and Exchange Co., 1862
Bartlett, John R. "The Blake", U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1881
Bartlett, W.A., 1859
Bates, Henry Walter, Royal Geographical Society, 1865
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1874
Belknap, George E., U.S.S. Tuscarora, 1873
Bennett, J.G., The Herald, 1884
Benton, Andrew Arthur, 1915
Blip, Seth?, 1866
Boynton, G.M., Colorado Mining-Investment Co., Philosophical Society of Glasgow, 1900-1901
Brewer, William H., Sheffield Scientific School of Yale College, 1882-1883
Brower, John H., 1862
Browne, A.G., Jr., The Evening Post, 1875
Brownlee, J.H., 1891
Buchanan, J.I., 1902
Buonfanti, Marquis, 1884
Bushnell, Albert, 1863-1875
Butterfield, Daniel, 1863
Box   76
Folder   7
Cahill, Michael, 1885
Chadwick, F.E., 1914
Chaillé-Long, Charles, 1873-1875
Coates, Isaac T., 1880
Colfax, Schuyler, 1865
Collins, Frederick, Naval Academy, 1874
Colton, G. Woolworth, 1863
Cook, Frederick A., 1893
Cooper, Peter?, 1865
Crawford, General, 1875
Crosby, E.O., 1863
Dall, William H., 1873
Daly, M.L.?, undated
Davis, C.H., Naval Observatory, 1877
Davis, Richard Harding, 1894
De Lacy, Walter Washington, 1873
Delany, Martin R., Niger Valley Exploring Party, 1859
De Peyster, John Watts, 1885
Dewey, George, USS Narragansett, 1873
Disturnell, John, 1860-1874
Elias, Ney, trip across central Asia, 1873
Embury, Daniel, 1862
Box   76
Folder   8
Field, Cyrus W., 1862-1865
Field, R.H., 1903
Fish, Hamilton, Department of State, 1873-1879
Ford, James B., 1875-1913
Francis, John M., 1873
Galvão, B.F. Ramiz, 1879
Gary, E.H., and Arthur J. Farmer, 1913
Gesner, Abraham, 1860
Gilman, D.C., 1873
Goethals, George W., Isthmian Canal Commission, 1913
Gossinge, Henry?, 1880-1881
Griffis, William Elliot, 1881
Guyot, A., 1862-1874
Hailey, Lord, Colonial Office, 1875
Hall, Charles F., 1860-1863
Hall, John, 1860
Harris, Townsend, 1862
Hartt, Charles Frederick, 1873
Hay, John, Department of State, 1880
Hayden, Ferdinand V., Department of the Interior, Geological Survey of the Territories, 1873-1874
Hayes, Isaac Israel, undated
Harrison, T.F.?, Department of Public Instruction, 1873
Hedin, Sven, 1903
Heyes, John Frederick, 1886
Hitchcock, Roswell D., 1874
Holt, Henry R., 1892-1909
Howell, Robert, 1858
Hoyt, Harlow M., The Union Home and School, 1876
Hubbard, O.P., New York Academy of Sciences, 1883
Hunter, W.?, Department of State, regarding Bayard Taylor letter, 1862
Box   76
Folder   9
Irving, John, the remains of, from Frederick Schwatka, 1880
Isachsen, Gunnar, 1904
Jarvis, Edward, 1863
Jay, John, 1859
Jesup, M.K., 1862
Julian-James, C., 1901
Kane, E.D., 1880
Kane, Thomas L., 1877
Kelley, Frederick M., 1879
Keltie, John S., Royal Geographical Society, 1899-1907
Kennan, George, Union Bank of Medina, 1873-1881, undated
King, H.H.?, S.A. & W.S. Purviance Attorneys at Law, 1876
Kinzel, W.R., Camp McKinley, regarding Gran Chaco exploration, 1902
Kissel, Gustav E., 1899
Klutschak, Henry W., 1880
Kozub, Thadeus, 1899
Leavitt, Joshua, 1866
Leclercq, Jules, 1905
Leete, C.H., Dr. Julius Sachs's Collegiate Institute, 1895
Lefferts, Marshall, resignation, 1862
Lefroy, J.H.?, 1880
Livingston, Cambridge, 1862
Lull, Edward P., Nicaragua Exploration, 1873
Lumholtz, Carl, 1897-1902
Lynch, John A.?, 1880
Box   76
Folder   10
McAlpen, W.?, 1875
McCarter, D.B., Chinese Delegation, 1879
McClintock, F.L., 1880
McCloskey, John, 1874
McCook, Anson J., House of Representatives, 1883
McCulloch, Hugh, Treasury Department, 1865
Macgowan, D.J., 1865
Mapousollazar?, 1876
Mahan, Alfred T., representative at Toscanelli and Vespucci celebration, 1898
Malte-Brun, V.A., 1874
Markham, Clements, 1873
Maury, J.B., 1873
Maury, Matthew Fontaine, incl. letter to E.R. Straznicky (copy) and letter regarding Alexander von Humboldt, 1858-1859
Means, J.O., American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1880
Miani, Giovanni, (copy), undated
Millard, H.B., 1862
Moore, John Bassett, 1905
Morton, Levi P., 1877
Morton, William, 1874
Moynier, G., "Africa Explored and Civilized", 1880
Mudie, J.?, 1865
Muhlenberg, William A., 1862
Mullan, John, 1862-1863
Murphy, John M., Thomas Cook & Son Tourist and Excursion Offices, 1877
Box   76
Folder   11
Negri, Cristoforo, 1877
Newton, Isaac, Department of Agriculture, 1865
Nordenskjold, Adolf E., 1887
Nourse, J.E., U.S. Naval Observatory, 1874-1880
O'Beirne, J.R., 1879
Osborn, H.S., 1863
Palestine Pilgrims' Text Society, C.W. Wilson, 1895
Parish, Henry, New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, 1892
Peralta, Manuel M., 1877
Perry, Amos, 1865
Poor, Henry V., Office of the Manual Railroads of the United States, 1877
Porter, D.D., 1874-1876
Potter, H.C., 1874
Potter, O.B.?, 1880
Powell, G.W., Department of the Interior, 1876
Preciat, Raphael, Consul of Mexico, 1863
Prime, F., 1862
Pumpelly, Raphael, U.S. Geological Survey, 1879
Pungaham, J.?, undated
Quetelet, Lambert A.J., 1874
Box   77
Folder   1
Ralphs, H.D., 1903
Ravn, Christopher, Consulate of Sweden and Norway, 1897
Read, John Meredith, Legation of the United States, Athens, Greece, 1875
Reed, Samuel, 1862
Reid, Whitelaw, 1874
Rohlfs, F. Gerhard, 1875
Romero, M., 1879-1882
Roosevelt, R.B., House of Representatives, 1873
Rothwell, J.F.?, 1874
Russell, Archibald, 1859-1863
Saunders, F., 1876
Schumacher, C.?, 1874
Schwatka, Frederick, 1880-1884
Sheridan, Philip H., Military Division of the Missouri, 1874-1876
Sherman, William T., U.S. Army, 1874
Silliman, B., Jr., Office of Silliman's Journal, 1860-1862
Smythe, R.M., Irish Bible, 1913
Southworth, Alvin, Hayden Expedition, 1874
Steere, Joseph B., 1873
Stone, E.M.?, 1875
Stout, Francis A., 1862-1865, undated
Street, O., 1881
Syle, Edward W., 1882
Box   77
Folder   2
Taché, Eugène-Étienne, Canadian Exploration, 1890-1891
Taylor, Bayard, 1875
Thompson, Joseph P., 1859-1865
Thiele, Richard, 1902
Trowbridge, William P., 1862
Van Nostrand, D. (publisher and bookseller), 1874
Van Ortroy, F., 1896
Vielé, Egbert L., 1860
Vincent, Frank, Jr., 1876
Walker, John A.?, 1875
Wheeler, George M., U.S. Engineer Office, 1873-1875
Whiting, William B., 1862
Whitney, William D., 1874
Wilder, Marshall P., 1879-1881
Wolfe, Catharine L., 1879
Wreaks, Charles F., 1862
Young, William, 1862
Box   77
Folder   3
Glazier, Willard, Mississippi River, 1884

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Box   77
Folder   4
Hansal, M.L., Austrian Consul, regarding Baker's Nile Expeditions, 1873

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Box   77
Folder   5
Hunt, William H., observations by John Binot of a solar eclipse on Réunion, 1901

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Box   77
Folder   6
Interoceanic Canal, 1870-1889

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Letterpress Books

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Box   78
Folder   1-5
Volume 6, foreign and domestic correspondence, incoming, 1862-1864

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Box   79
Volume 7, foreign and domestic correspondence, outgoing, 1862-1866

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Box   79
Volume 8, July 1873 - Apr 1875

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   79
Volume 9, incl. list of subscribers to fund the purchase of building, Apr 1875 - Apr 1885

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   79
Volume 10, incl. Southworth regarding new magazine 1874-1875 and financial summary 1875-1885, Nov 1885 - Feb 1888

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   80
Volumes 11-13, Feb 1888 - Nov 1898

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Physical Description: 3 volumes 
Box   81
Volumes 14-16, Nov 1898 - Nov 1902

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Physical Description: 3 volumes 
Box   82
Volumes 17-19, Nov 1902 - Nov 1907

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Physical Description: 3 volumes 
Box   77
Folder   7
Mumford, O.R., aboard the clipper Tornado regarding new islands, 1858

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Box   77
Folder   8
Papers Read to the Society, 1859-1863

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Box   77
Folder   9
Riotte, Charles N., minister resident of Costa Rica, 1861-1865

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Box   77
Folder   10
Schliemann, Henry, incl. photograph of excavation in Turkey, 1873

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Box   77
Folder   11
Seward, William H., U.S. Secretary of State, 1862-1865

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Box   77
Folder   12
Whitehouse, F. Cope, incl. Assuan Dam Schemes, 1882-1909, undated

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Subseries: 3C. Hurlbut, George C., 1884-1907
Scope and Content Note: Subseries contains the correspondence of George Hurlbut (1828-1908), who worked concurrently as the editor of the Bulletin of the American Geographical Society and as the librarian for the AGS from 1885-1908. The correspondence is mostly on geographical topics.
Box   77
Folder   13
Gannett, Henry, U.S. Geological Survey, 1900-1902

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Box   77
Folder   14
General Correspondence

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Appleton, Nathan, 1892
Balseiro, Libreria de la, Deluno, Francisco, 1894
Bentley, Norman S., Oregon Pacific Railroad, 1892
Bevoort, J. Carson, 1885
Boas, Franz, American Museum of Natural History, 1900
Brooklyn Library, W.A. Bardwell, 1886
Buchanan, James I., 1902
Coan, T.M., to E.F. Hall about Hurlbut, 1884
Cecil-Stevens, B.A., Historical Society of Southern California, 1891
Chaillé-Long, Charles, 1891
Davidson, George, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1892-1899
De Peyster, John Watts, 1891-1899
Foster, Joseph, 1892
Glazier, William, 1887
Harmsworth, A.C., 1898
Holmes, Frank R., "Connecticut as a Colony,", 1902
Keltie, John S., 1902-1905
Kennan, George, 1885
Lansing, Robert, 1903-1904
Libbey, William, 1900
Lumholtz, Carl S., American Museum of Natural History, 1902-1903
Merriam, G. & C., & Company, 1891
Parry, Francis, 1894
Peralta, Manuel M., 1886
Raven, Anton A., 1903
Reclus, Élisée, 1890-1891
Seton-Karr, Henry W., exploration of Canada and Alaska, 1891
Smith, A. Donaldson, 1901-1907
Steel, W.G., Mt. St. Elias Expedition, 1896
Stevens, B.F., 1895-1896
Stone, Andrew J., 1901
Wallace, Alfred R., 1886
Box   83
Letterpress Books, 1889-1906

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Physical Description: 3 volumes 

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Box   77
Folder   15
Replies from Ministers and Consuls regarding maps for library, 1892-1893

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Box   77
Folder   16
Robbins, Chandler, 1894-1906, undated

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Subseries: 3D. Joerg, W.L.G., 1909-1950
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Wolfgang Louis Gottfried Joerg (1885-1952), who served in various editorial capacities with the AGS from 1911-1937, mostly containing correspondence with explorers and geographers on expeditions and publications.
Box   84
Folder   1
Aagaard, Bjarne, 1930-1936
Box   84
Folder   2
Adams, Cyrus C., 1909-1911
Aeroarctic Expedition
Box   84
Folder   3
correspondence, 1927-1931
Box   84
Folder   4
members, 1927-1929
Box   87
Folder   1
reports, 1929
Box   84
Folder   5
Ahlman, Hans W., 1936
Box   84
Folder   6-7
Antarctic, articles and notes, 1910-1936, undated
Box   84
Folder   8
Antarctic, miscellaneous, 1930, undated
Box   84
Folder   9
Bowman, Isaiah, 1929-1934

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Box   84
Folder   10
Bruns, Walther, 1927-1932
Box   84
Folder   11
Byrd, Richard E., 1926-1932
Box   85
Folder   1
Byrd, Richard E., 1933-1937
Box   85
Folder   2
Davis, William Morris, 1922
Ellsworth, Lincoln
Box   87
Folder   2
correspondence and reports, 1928-1936
Box   87
Folder   3
transarctic logs and photograph list, 1935
Box   85
Folder   3
map, 1936-1938
Box   85
Folder   4-5
photographs, 1935
Box   85
Folder   6-7
Fleming, John A., 1929-1935
Box   85
Folder   8
Gould, Laurence M., 1928-1936
Box   85
Folder   9
Hansen, H.E., 1935-1937
Box   85
Folder   10
Hobbs, William H., 1910-1950
Box   85
Folder   11
Hoel, Adolph, 1931-1932
Box   85
Folder   12
Hollick-Kenyon, Herbert, 1935-1937
Box   85
Folder   13
Hudson, G. Donald, 1935-1937
Box   87
Folder   4
Huntington, Ellsworth, 1921
Box   85
Folder   14
Journal of Geography, 1922
Box   85
Folder   15
Kirkegaard, Ivar, 1921-1925
Box   85
Folder   16
Koch, Lauge, 1927-1931
Box   85
Folder   17
Lattimore, Owen, 1929
Box   85
Folder   18
Mackintosh, W.A., 1929-1935
Box   85
Folder   19
MacMillan, Donald B., 1927-1931
Box   85
Folder   20
Martin, Lawrence M., 1930
Box   87
Folder   5
Mawson, Douglas, 1926-1932
Box   85
Folder   21
Mill, Hugh Robert, 1930-1931
Box   86
Folder   1
Nansen, Fridtjof, 1926-1930
Box   86
Folder   2
Nobile, Umberto, 1927-1931, undated
Box   86
Folder   3
Peary-Stafford, Marie, incl. Peary flag, 1926-1936, 1989

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Box   86
Folder   4
Robbins, Chandler, 1910-1911
Box   86
Folder   5
Research Activities, Polar, 1935-1936
Box   86
Folder   6-7
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1926-1937, undated
Box   86
Folder   8
Stejneger, Leonhard, 1916-1926, undated
Box   86
Folder   9
Von Drygalski, Erich, 1923-1937
Box   86
Folder   10
Wilkins, Hubert, 1927-1931
Box   86
Folder   11
Zeppelin Flight, 1929-1931
Subseries: 3E. Libbey, William, 1892-1915
Scope and Content Note: This subseries contains the correspondence of Professor William Libbey, Jr. (1855-1927), who worked as the foreign corresponding secretary from 1888 until his death in 1927. There is correspondence with AGS medal winners from 1904-1915 and on other general topics as well.
Box   88
Folder   1
Eighth International Geographical Congress, 1904-1907
Box   88
Folder   2
General Correspondence

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Adams, Cyrus C., 1911
Bell, Alexander Graham, National Geographic Society, 1899
Bell, Robert, Geological Survey of Canada, 1909
Chaix, Emile, 1892-1911
Cordeiro, F.J.B., 1900
Greenough, John, 1914-1915
Hay, John, Department of State, 1899
Ralphs, H.D., 1911
Robbins, Chandler, R.W. Horn expedition, 1912
Roncière, Sainte Croix de la, 1897
Shedd, William A., 1902
Box   88
Folder   3
Letterpress Book, 1899-1904

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Physical Description: 1 volume 

Other Finding Aids Index to Letterpress Books
Medal Recipients
Box   88
Folder   4
1904-1906 (Neumayer, Thorddsen, Bell, Scott), 1904-1907
Box   88
Folder   5
1910 (Wagner, Gilbert), 1910-1911
Box   88
Folder   6
1909 (Moreno, Chaillé-Long, Rockhill), 1909-1911
Box   88
Folder   7
1909 (Shackleton), 1909-1910
Box   88
Folder   8
1911-1912 (Charcot, Amundsen), 1911-1912
Box   88
Folder   9
1914-1915 (Penck, Semple, Keltie, Blanche), 1914-1915
Box   89
Folder   1
Peary, Robert E., 1904-1905

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Box   89
Folder   2-3
U.S. Consulates and Embassies, incl. representation in the Bulletin of the American Geographical Society, 1899-1906
Subseries: 3F. McManis, Douglas R., 1957-2007
Scope and Content Note: Correspondence of Douglas McManis (1932-2006). The subseries includes files from McManis' time as editor of the Geographical Review from 1978-1995, secretary for the council, and when he filled in as executive administrator after Sarah Myers stepped down as director. It also contains some materials from his professorial work at Teachers College, Columbia University.
AGS Collection
Box   90
Folder   1
classification system, 1979
Box   90
Folder   2
employment, 1982
Box   95
Folder   1
John K. Wright profile from the New Yorker in 1941, 1984
Box   90
Folder   3
McManis trip to Milwaukee, 1984
Box   90
Folder   4
microfilming the archives, 1988
Box   90
Folder   5
report by William C. Roselle, 1978
Box   90
Folder   6
Smith Cartographic Collection, 1987
UWM Transfer
Box   95
Folder   2
miscellaneous, 1976-1977
Box   90
Folder   7
petition and affidavit drafts, 1976-1978
Box   90
Folder   8
photograph agreement, 1978
Box   90
Folder   9-12
Archival Requests, 1977-1990
Box   91
Folder   1-2
Archival Requests, 1991-1996
Box   91
Folder   3
Honors Committee, 1989-1992
Box   91
Folder   4
Memoranda, 1978-1982
Box   91
Folder   5
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1982-1985
Secretary
Box   91
Folder   6
draft of minutes approval forms, 1976
Box   91
Folder   7-8
general correspondence, 1977-1988
Box   91
Folder   9-12
meeting minutes and correspondence, 1973-1975
Box   95
Folder   3
meeting minutes and correspondence, 1976-1977
Box   92
Folder   1-8
meeting minutes and correspondence, 1975-1979
Box   93
Folder   1-7
meeting minutes and correspondence, 1979-1982
Box   93
Folder   8
Staff Meeting, 1984-1986
Teachers College, Columbia University
Box   93
Folder   9
"American Building", 1972-1977
Box   93
Folder   10
Clark, Andrew H., 1969-1970
Box   93
Folder   11
Correspondence, 1967-1978
Geographical Knowledge From Indians
Box   94
Folder   1
Champlain, undated
Box   94
Folder   2
Jesuit relations, undated
Box   94
Folder   3
North East Coast, undated
Harlem and Hyde Park
Box   95
Folder   4
notes and correspondence, 1959-1967, undated
Box   94
Folder   4
photographs, undated
Box   437
Folder   3
slides and transparencies, undated
Physical Description: 9 slides (35mm) 
Physical Description: 9 transparencies 
Human Geography
Box   94
Folder   5
lecture notes, 1975-1976, undated
Box   94
Folder   6
newspaper clippings, 1965-1977
Box   94
Folder   7
Indians and European Explorers in North America, undated
Box   94
Folder   8
McGraw Hill Films, 1974-1976
Box   94
Folder   9
Nutrition Course, 1978
Political Geography
Box   94
Folder   10
newspaper clippings, 1971-1977
Box   95
Folder   5
notes, 1963-1977
Box   95
Folder   6
Prehistoric North America, 1957-1971, undated
Subseries: 3G. Platt, Raye R., 1925-1949
Scope and Content Note: Correspondence from Raye Platt (1891-1973), who joined the AGS as a research assistant in 1921, became the Head of the Department of Hispanic American Research in 1923, and then Secretary of the Society from 1935-1938, after Isaiah Bowman left the AGS. Contains correspondence on various AGS activities, mostly dating from the 1930s.
Box   96
Folder   1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1935-1938
Box   96
Folder   2
Aviation Map Conference, 1929
Box   96
Folder   3
Backus, M.J., Pacaramina-Venezuela Expedition, 1932
Box   96
Folder   4
Bartlett, Robert A., 1933
Box   96
Folder   5
Boyd, Louise A., 1937-1949

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Box   96
Folder   6
Davis, William Morris, 1931
Box   96
Folder   7
Donaldson, Ralph F., Amazonas Expedition, 1931
Box   96
Folder   8
Dutch Consulate, questions on Saba, 1933
Box   96
Folder   9
Ellsworth, Lincoln, 1931
Box   96
Folder   10
Explorations in Hispanic America, 1946
Box   96
Folder   11
Forbes, Alexander, 1931
Box   96
Folder   12
Garzón Nieto, Julio, 1930
Box   96
Folder   13
General Correspondence
Aurousseau, Marcel, 1925
Beebe, William, 1933
Bowie, William, 1936-1940
Cabot, Geoffrey, 1933
Carroll, Philip, 1935-1938
Coleman, George, 1933
Dyott, G.M., 1933
Ellrich, Jean, 1931
Guzman, Pedro Pinto, 1927
Holdridge, Desmond, 1932
Joerg, W.L.G., 1947
Lindbergh, Charles (outgoing), 1931
Miño, Luis T. Paz, 1932
Posnansky, Arthur, 1926
Ralphs, H.D., 1932
Sanchez, Pedro, 1930
Shattuck, George, 1930
Taylor, Griffith, 1931
Termer, Franz, 1931
Troll, Carl, 1932
Box   96
Folder   14
Guatemala-Honduras Boundary Tribunal, 1932
Box   96
Folder   15
Huntington, Ellsworth, 1928-1929
Box   96
Folder   16
Jahn, Alfredo, 1925-1932
Box   96
Folder   17
Jefferson, Mark, 1927-1933
Box   96
Folder   18
Kühn, Franz, 1925-1926
Box   96
Folder   19
Miller, Osborn Maitland, 1927-1930
Box   96
Folder   20
On Head of the Gulf of California, 1933
Box   96
Folder   21
Outhwaite, Leonard, memo on navigation of Orinoco River, 1930
Box   96
Folder   22
Patrón, Luis Riso, 1928-1930
Box   96
Folder   23
Peru from the Air, drafts and proofs, 1930, undated
Box   96
Folder   24
Platt, Robert S., 1931
Box   96
Folder   25
Proposed Expedition to the Headwaters of the Amazon, undated
Box   96
Folder   26
Reports, circa 1946
Box   96
Folder   27
Sinclair, Joseph H., 1928
Box   96
Folder   28
Sovinsky, V.N., air trip to Chile, 1931
Box   96
Folder   29
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1933
Box   96
Folder   30
Suggestions for Photographic Work, undated
Box   96
Folder   31
Trinidad, Colonial Secretary, 1932
Box   96
Folder   32
Von Hagen, V. Wolfgang, 1933
Box   96
Folder   33
Wood, Walter A., incl. John Kay Expedition to Tibet, 1932
Subseries: 3H. Smith, Stanley F., 1940-1949
Scope and Content Note: The correspondence of Stanley Smith (1909-1949), who was a draftsman for the Millionth Map and then for the Geographical Review from 1927 to 1949. Correspondence mostly deals with maps and drafting issues.
Box   97
Folder   1
A. Hoen & Co., 1947-1949
Box   97
Folder   2
Bowman, Isaiah, 1941-1944

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Box   97
Folder   3
British Information Services, 1946-1949
Box   97
Folder   4
General Correspondence
Allen, G., Columbia University, 1942
American Museum of Natural History, 1943
Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1941
Beynon, Erdmann D., 1942
Bird, Junius, 1943
Broek, Jan O.M., 1942
Brownstein, Daniel, 1942
Cooper, E.N., Jr., 1943
Doukas, Kimon, 1947
F.A. Russo Inc., 1943-1948
Fleure, H.J., 1945
Griswold, Dixon B., 1942
Guthe, Otto E., Department of State, 1943-1945
Harris, Chauncy D., 1948
Harris, Jack, 1949
Haupt, M.R., 1948
Hinckley, A.D., Engineering, Science, and Management War Training at Columbia University, undated
Immelman, R.G., 1943
Ionoff, A., 1942
Javits, J.K., 1947
Kurath, Hans, 1941
Lemons, Hoyt, 1948-1949
Lewin, Julius, 1948
Lewis, Dorothy C., 1945
Light, Richard U., 1940
Martin, Lawrence, 1947
McKee, William E., 1943
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1940
Peet, Olmstead, 1949
Platt, Elizabeth T., 1943
Prink, Susan, 1948
Rich, John L., 1941
Ross, John, Department of State, 1944
Sharp, Henry S., Barnard College, 1943
Smith, Kenneth A., 1942
Stockhold, James, 1948
Thornthwaite, C.W., 1947
Wright, John K., 1943-1948
Yardley, Edward, Department of State, 1941
Box   97
Folder   5
Hazard, Harry W., Historical Atlas of Islam, 1948-1949
Box   97
Folder   6
Medical Geography, 1949
Box   97
Folder   7
Miscellaneous Notes and Memos, 1941-1948, undated
Box   97
Folder   8
Pendleton, Robert L., 1943
Box   97
Folder   9
Refugee Economic Corporation, 1943-1944
Box   97
Folder   10
Waibel, Leo, 1942-1943
Series: 4. Council, 1854-2010
Subseries: 4A. General Files, 1854-2009
Scope and Content Note: This subseries includes the general files of the AGS Council, which manages the affairs, property, collections, and funds of the AGS. Contains correspondence, reports, and meeting minutes, both from the council and its different committees that deal with specific areas of the AGS, such as the Executive, Honors, and House Committees.
Box   102
Folder   1
Agendas, 1873-1929
Box   98
Folder   1-4
Annual Reports, 1857, 1959-1977
Box   102
Folder   2
Attendance Record, 1974-1979
Box   98
Folder   5
Authorization to Sell Building, 1978, undated
Box   98
Folder   6
Biographical Material, 1929-1952
Box   98
Folder   7
Board of Sponsors, 1984
Box   98
Folder   8
Candidates for Appointment, 1979
Box   98
Folder   9
Changes in Charter and By-Laws, 1967-1979, undated
Box   99
Folder   1-3
Charter and By-Laws, 1857-1979, undated
Box   99
Folder   4
Committee Agendas (Library, Lectures, Exploration, Medals, etc.), 1915-1929
Box   99
Folder   5-8
Committees of the Council, minutes, 1916-1948
Box   102
Folder   3
Conservation Committee, 1964-1965
Box   99
Folder   9
Correspondence to all Councilors, 1966-1987
Box   100
Folder   1
Conkling, Frederick A., report on new members, 1871
Hammond, Henry B., election as librarian, 1868
Hawks, Francis L., biography, undated
Jessup, Morris K., building, 1892-1900
Julien, Alexis A., Peary Medal, 1897
Kissel, Gustav E., election to Council and finances, 1889-1900
Libbey, William, Obelisk in Central Park, Alexis A. Julien, 1893
Mills, D.O., building, 1896-1899
Raven, Anton A., and John Greenough, purchase of new maps, 1913
Robbins, Chandler, report to Richard E. Dodge, 1897
Robbins, Chandler, invitation to George S. Bowdoin, 1901
Russell, Archibald, meeting, 1859
Thompson, Joseph B., election as honorary secretary, 1874
Box   100
Folder   2-3
Executive Committee, 1955-1968
Box   100
Folder   4
Extension Committee, 1962-1966
Box   100
Folder   5
Finance Committee, 1956-1968
Box   118
Folder   1-2
Finance Committee, minutes, 1875-1914
Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   100
Folder   6
Foundation Committee, 1956
Box   100
Folder   7
Honors and Medalists, 1975
Box   100
Folder   8
Honors Committee, 1939-1968
Box   100
Folder   9
House Committee, agendas, 1914-1929
Box   100
Folder   10
Interim Report on AGS Activities, 1953-1954
Box   100
Folder   11
Items Discarded by Burton Adkinson, undated
Box   101
Folder   1-2
Lists of Councilors, Officers, and Committees, 1950-1984, undated
Box   102
Folder   4
Meeting Resolutions and Approvals, 1856-1866
Minutes
Box   103
volumes 1-4, May 1854 - Apr 1862

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Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Box   104
volumes 5-10, Apr 1862 - Dec 1891

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Note: Volume 7 (1866-1871?) is missing and believed to be non-extant.

Physical Description: 4 volumes 
Box   105
volumes 11-13, Jan 1892 - Apr 1903

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Physical Description: 3 volumes 
Box   106
volumes 14-16, Nov 1903 - Apr 1915

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Physical Description: 3 volumes 
Box   107
volumes 17-18, Nov 1915 - Mar 1923

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Physical Description: 2 volumes 
Box   108
Folder   1-6
volumes 19-22, Nov 1923 - Dec 1947
Box   109
Folder   1-6
1948-1963
Box   110
Folder   1-7
1964-1974
Box   111
Folder   1-7
1975-1978
Box   112
Folder   1-5
1978-1981
Box   113
Folder   1-6
1982-1984
Box   114
Folder   1-7
1985-1990
Box   115
Folder   1-7
1991-1998
Box   116
Folder   1-7
1999-2003
Electronic Folder  
2003-2004
Box   117
Folder   1-7
2004-2009
indexes

Other Finding Aids Index to Council and Society Minutes
Box   118
Folder   3
council minutes, 1854-1856
Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   119
council minutes, notecards, incl. society meetings and committee meetings, circa 1856-1933
Box   120-121
council minutes, notecards, incl. society meetings and committee meetings, circa 1915-1939
Box   101
Folder   3-4
council minutes, 1954-1968
Box   102
Folder   5
Miscellaneous, 1964-1968
Box   102
Folder   6
Names Before the Committee, 1894-1909
Box   101
Folder   5
New Appointments and Resignations, 1973-1985
Box   102
Folder   7
Nominating Committee, 1908-1939, 1967
Box   101
Folder   6
Panel of Technical Advisers, 1984
Box   102
Folder   8
Publication Committee, 1915-1929
Box   101
Folder   7-8
Report on the AGS, 1948-1950
Box   102
Folder   9
Reports and Proposed Amendments to By-Laws, 1874-1876, undated
Box   101
Folder   9-11
Roll Books, 1889-1940
Box   102
Folder   10-11
Rules, 1892-1932, undated
Box   102
Folder   12
Special Committee on Planning, 1947-1948
Box   102
Folder   13
Suggested Projects, 1896-1897
Box   102
Folder   14
Testimonial to Edward R. Straznicky, 1869
Subseries: 4B. Councilors, 1868-2010
Scope and Content Note: This subseries contains correspondence with various AGS councilors, typically dealing with AGS business, meetings, scheduling, and occasionally other matters, even after the person was no longer a councilor.
Box   122
Folder   1
Allenby, Braden, 2004-2006
Box   122
Folder   2
Armstrong, Frederick G., 1978-1997
Box   122
Folder   3
Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1941-1947
Box   122
Folder   4
Aurichio, Joseph L., 2000-2004
Box   122
Folder   5-6
Balch, Edwin Swift, 1901-1927
Box   122
Folder   7
Barker, Robert R., 1952-1953
Box   122
Folder   8
Becker, Ernest Lovell, 1979-1986
Box   122
Folder   9
Berry, Brian J.L., 1977-1982
Box   122
Folder   10
Boudreau, Donald L., 1988-2006
Box   122
Folder   11
Boyd, Louise A., 1935-1968

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Folder   12-13
Boyle, James J., 1955-1999
Box   122
Folder   14-15
Britten, Robert A., 1979-2007
Box   122
Folder   16
Bronk, Detlev W., 1966-1967
Box   122
Folder   17
Bruckmann, Donald J., 1989-1999
Box   122
Folder   18
Brush, Charles F., 1972-2009
Box   122
Folder   19
Butte, Woodfin L., 1947-1965
Box   122
Folder   20
Carlisle, George Lister, 1941-1949
Box   122
Folder   21
Carlson, Larry E., 2003-2007, undated
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Folder   22
Carttar, Paul L., 2008-2010
Box   122
Folder   23
Cohen, Saul B., 1968-1990
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Folder   24
Collyns, Napier, 1984-1993
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Folder   25
Crane, Charles R., 1928-1934
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Folder   26
Cressey, George B., 1957-1963
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Folder   27
Cullum, George W., 1876-1888, undated
Box   122
Folder   28-30
Debevoise, Eli Whitney, 1953-1992
Box   122
Folder   31
De Blij, Harm J., 1986-2010
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Folder   32
Derrenbacher, William E., 1999-2006
Box   122
Folder   33
Dexter, Franklin, 1938-1947
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Folder   34
Dohm, Christian F., 1966-1968
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Folder   35
Dotterrer, Paul R., 1956-1968
Box   122
Folder   36
Du Chaillu, Paul B., 1869-1903
Box   122
Folder   37
Erickson, Rodney A., 1984-2006
Field, William O.
Box   123
Folder   1-6
correspondence, 1940-2003
Box   123
Folder   7
festschrift, 1990-1995
Box   437
Folder   4
negative, 2006
Physical Description: 1 safety film negative 
Box   123
Folder   8
photographs, copies, 1957-1969, undated
Box   123
Folder   9
West Gulkana research, 1986-1987
Box   123
Folder   10
Fine, Barbara A., 1997-2004
Box   123
Folder   11-13
Ford, James B., 1899-1929
Box   123
Folder   14
Ford, Larry R., 1996-2010
Box   123
Folder   15
Galloway, Gerald E., 1990-2008
Box   123
Folder   16
Godfrey, Brian J., 1991-2010
Box   123
Folder   17
Grant, Madison, 1913-1935
Box   123
Folder   18
Hadley, Hamilton, 1944-1952
Note: See also box 337
Box   123
Folder   19
Hall, Elial F., 1876-1893
Box   123
Folder   20-21
Harkness, William H., 1931-1949
Box   123
Folder   22
Harris, Chauncy D., 1962-2006
Box   123
Folder   23
Harris, Loy H., 1985-2010
Box   123
Folder   24
Hennessy, Wesley J., 1978-1991
Box   123
Folder   25-28
Henry, Philip W., 1920-1948
Box   123
Folder   29
Hohler, James J., 1979-1980
Box   123
Folder   30
Holbrook, Levi, 1888-1913
Box   123
Folder   31-32
Holcomb, H. Briavel, 1974-2003
Box   124
Folder   1
Hotchkiss, H. Stuart, 1920-1935
Box   124
Folder   2
Iselin, Columbus O'D., 1963-1965
Box   124
Folder   3
Issawi, Charles P., 1979-2000
Box   124
Folder   4
James, Oliver B., 1927-1935
Box   124
Folder   5
James, Walter B., 1910-1928
Box   124
Folder   6-7
Janson, Richard W., 1987-2009
Box   124
Folder   8
Johnson, Frank W., 1966-1968
Box   124
Folder   9
Jones, Walter R.T., 1888-1902
Box   124
Folder   10
Kean, Hamilton Fish, 1894-1933
Box   124
Folder   11
Kellogg, Francis L., 1984-1990
Box   124
Folder   12
Kelmelis, John A., 2002-2008
Box   124
Folder   13
Kleitz, William L., 1951-1953
Box   124
Folder   14
Klimm, Lester E., 1950-1953
Box   124
Folder   15
Konarski, John, 1996-2000, undated
Box   124
Folder   16
Libbey, William, 1888-1927
Box   124
Folder   17-19
Lloyd, R. McAllister, 1943-1985
Box   124
Folder   20
Lockwood, John E., 1950-1953
Box   124
Folder   21
Macenzak, Lee A., 2004-2006
Box   124
Folder   22
MacMurphy, Robert H., 1950-1953
Box   124
Folder   23
McNally, Andrew, 1967-1968
Box   124
Folder   24-25
Marcus, Melvin G., 1991-2007
Box   124
Folder   26-27
Mather, John R., 1980-1997
Box   124
Folder   28
Meinig, Donald W., 1993-2010
Melamid, Alexander
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Folder   29-30
correspondence, 1977-2010
Box   124
Folder   31
German booklet on New York, 1985-1986, undated
Box   124
Folder   32
Mitchell, Kenneth J., 1976-2008
Box   124
Folder   33
Moore, Terris, 1967-1993
Box   124
Folder   34-35
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1936-1967
Box   124
Folder   36
Nystrom, J. Warren, 1964-1968
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Folder   37
Osleeb, Jeffrey P., 1990-2006
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Folder   38
Palm, Risa I., 1987-2006
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Folder   1
Palmer, Thomas W., 1944-1965
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Folder   2
Parish, Henry, Jr., 1906-1942
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Folder   3
Parish, Henry, Sr., 1897-1918, 1950
Box   125
Folder   4
Patterson, Carl R., 1975-1984
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Folder   5
Perkins, Alice Rechlin, 1995-2002
Box   129
Folder   1
Phelps, William H., 1957-1963
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Folder   6
Picó, Raphael, 1979-1998
Box   125
Folder   7
Polk, Frank L., 1921-1933
Box   125
Folder   8
Pratt, Wallace E., 1950-1952
Pregel, Boris
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Folder   9
correspondence, 1964-1968
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Folder   10
symposium, 1965-1967
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Folder   11
Price, Eli Kirk, 1950-1953
Box   125
Folder   12
Randol, Ward, 1960-1968
Box   125
Folder   13-14
Rice, Alexander Hamilton, 1921-1932
Box   129
Folder   2-5
Robbins, Chandler, 1882-1916
Box   125
Folder   15-16
Rockefeller, William A., 1932-1968
Box   125
Folder   17
Roop, J. Clawson, 1944-1968
Box   125
Folder   18
Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1921-1942

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Folder   19
Russell, Archibald D., 1904-1915
Box   125
Folder   20
Schwulst, Earl B., 1950-1953
Box   125
Folder   21-22
Shapiro, Allan M., 1991-2005
Box   125
Folder   23
Shippee, Carl C., 1906-1935
Box   125
Folder   24
Shippee, Nathan M., 1978-1979
Box   125
Folder   25
Six, Don E., 1991-2009
Box   125
Folder   26
Skolnik, Gary M., 1992-1995
Box   125
Folder   27-28
Sommers, Lawrence M., 1976-2008
Box   129
Folder   6
Stokes, Isaac N.P., 1960-1998
Box   125
Folder   29
Stone, Robert G., 1962-1965
Box   125
Folder   30
Stout, Francis A., 1868-1892
Box   125
Folder   31
Sullivan, Walter S., 1959-2007
Box   125
Folder   32
Tanous, Peter J., 1986-2009
Box   125
Folder   33
Thomas, Lowell J., 1963-1981
Box   125
Folder   34
Tiffany, Charles C., 1889-1906, undated
Box   125
Folder   35
Tippett, Cloyce J., 1979-1989
Box   125
Folder   36
Tuckerman, Paul, 1907-1934
Box   125
Folder   37
Uitto, Juha I., 2002-2010
Box   125
Folder   38-39
Walcott, Frederick C., 1922-1935
Box   125
Folder   40
Washburn, A. Lincoln, 1958-1965
Box   125
Folder   41-42
Weaver, John C., 1940-2009
Box   126
Folder   1
White, Carl M., 1950-1953
Box   126
Folder   2
Wilbanks, Thomas J., 1984-1994
Box   126
Folder   3
Wolman, M. Gordon, 1967-1968
Box   126
Folder   4
Wolpert, Julian, 1974-1982
Box   126
Folder   5-6
Wood, Joseph S., 1996-2009
Box   126
Folder   7
Wrightsman, Charles B., 1951-1986
Subseries: 4C. Presidents, 1858-2010
Scope and Content Note: Contains the papers of the presidents of the AGS, who serve as the presiding officers over the council. Includes mostly correspondence about AGS business and activities, but includes clippings and reports as well. The dates listed in parentheses are the dates the individual served as president.
Daly, Charles P. (1864-1899)
Box   126
Folder   8
Abbe, Cleveland, 1880-1882
Abbott, G., 1870
Alvord, Benjamin, 1882-1884
Ammen, Daniel, Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department, 1876
Anonymous, 1873
Anthon, Charles, The College of the City of New York, 1879
Antisell, Thomas, Congress, 1883
Appleton, Nathan,, 1877-1882
Appleton, T.G., 1877
Archibald, E., British Consulate Centennial New York, undated
Arneaux, William H., 1896
Association Internationale du Congo, Maximilien Strauch, 1884
Astor Library, Robbins Little, 1895
Atterbury, William Wallace, University Club, 1883, , undated
Atwood, John M. and Louis N. Bruner, Bruner & Atwood, 1877
Avery, S.P., 1883-1894, , undated
Aylward, Alfred, 1883
Azpurua, Pedro V., 1890
Box   129
Folder   7
Adams, Cyrus C., 1894-1896

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Box   129
Folder   8
Annuaire Général des Sociétés de Géographie, 1879

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Box   126
Folder   9
Baab, Theodore, New York Furniture Board of Trade, 1879
Baird, Charles, The Manse, Rye, NY, 1881
Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter, Columbia College, articles on polar regions, 1876
Banvard, John, 1874-1881
Barnes, Emily Weed, 1879
Bartlett, John R. "The Blake", U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1879-1880
Beckwith, Arthur, 1876
Beebe, Adeline, widow of Welcome R. Beebe, undated
Beirne, P.O., 1878
Bell, Clark, early Dutch voyages, 1879
Bellows, H.W., 1879
Benedict, Erastus C., Law Offices of Benedict, Taft, & Benedict, 1872
Bennett, J., 1876
Bennett, J. A., 1878
Bent, Silas, 1868
Bentley, Norman S., Oregon Pacific Railroad, 1892
Berendsohy, Theodore?, undated
Berns, A.R.?, 1878
Bickmore, Albert S., American Museum of Natural History, 1885
Bionne, Henri, 1880
Blunt, George William, Board of Commissioners of Pilots, 1869
Boas, Franz, American Museum of Natural History, 1886, 1897
Bolton, David P., 1880
Bonton, J.?, 1859
Booth, John W., USS Polaris, 1874
Botassi, D.N., Consul-General of Greece, 1897
Boudinot, Elias Cornelius, 1873
Bradford, W., Century Club, 1884-1886
Brevoort, J. Carson, 1871-1886
Brooks, Sidney, 1870
Browne, A.G., Jr., 1884
Bruno, Captain E.?, 1882
Bushnell, Albert, 1873
Butler, James D., Wisconsin State Historical Society, 1883
Box   126
Folder   10
Cameron, R. W., R.W. Cameron & Company, 1876
Chandler, John W., 1866
Christern, F.W., 1874-1882
Cisco, John Jay, 1876
Clapp, George. H., 1893
Clevenger, S.V., Dakota Southern Railroad Company, 1875
Coates, Isaac T., 1879
Columbus, Christopher, Monument Association, Nunzio Finelli, 1876
Colvin, Verplank, New York Office of State Land Survey, 1896
Conger, Clarisse de Cosse, 1892-1893
Congo, American Geographical Society, notes on exploration, 1884
Conkling, Alfred R., 1877
Conkling, Frederick A., 1869-1876
Connery, Thomas B., New York Herald, 1875-1881
Constable, A.G., 1876-1879
Cooke, H.D., 1870
Cox, C.F. Canada Southern Railway Company, 1893
Cox, S.S., 1882
Craig, Hugh, 1884
Crawford, S.W., 1879
Crozier, Charles, 1878
Cullum, George W., 1886
Curry, John P., 1876
Curtin, Jeremiah?, 1872
Curtis, Benjamin R., 1879
Curtis, Charles B., 1884
Cushing, Frank H., 1886
Box   129
Folder   9
condolences received from other societies following Daly's death, 1899-1900

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Box   126
Folder   11
Curren, Robert, 1876-1885

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Box   126
Folder   12
Dall, William H., U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1884
Dana, Charles A., New York Sun, 1879
Dana, Reverend M. McG.?, 1879
Dassi, Comitato Per L'Esposizione, 1877
Davies, Henry, 1879
Davis, Alex J., 1869-1877
Davis, Thomas E., 1871
Dawson, Andrew H.H., 1876
Dawson, Henry B., 1879
Dealy, Reverend J., 1878
De Buy, A., Woodruff Scientific Expedition, 1877
De Costa, B.F., 1876-1880
De Fig, M.?, 1879
De Forest, Robert W., De Forest & Weeks, 1878
De Kalb, Courtenay, School of Mines of the University of Missouri, 1895
Delaplaine, L.F., letter to John Jay, 1877
Delevan, J.E., The Inspectors Department of New York, 1860
Delfosse, Maurice, 1876-1877
De Luca, Ferdinand, Italian Consulate of New York, 1876
De Olaneta, Jose R., Spanish Army, 1880
De Nasse, W.M.?, 1859
De Peyster, Frederic, 1877
De Peyster, John Watts, 1876
Deshler, Charles Dunham, 1879
Diller, Isaiah, Treasury Department, Office of Internal Revenue, 1870
Dodge, William E., Phelps, Dodge, & Company, 1877-1896
Dodge, Robert, Teachers College, 1872-1896
Douglas, James, 1892
Drake, Lt. J., Navigation Office, 1883
Draper, Henry, University of New York City Hospital, 1869
Drisler, Professor H., 1884
Drowne, Harry T., National Fire Insurance Company, 1865-1880
Du Chaillu, Paul B., 1880
Dumont, Shillitto, and Company, Spanish-American and Brazilian Advertising Agency, 1882
Dwight, Theodore F., Department of State, 1877-1883
Box   126
Folder   13
Daly, Charles P., outgoing, 1863-1899

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Box   129
Folder   10
De Bausset, Arthur, airship, 1889-1897

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Box   129
Folder   11
De Gogorza, A., interoceanic canal, 1870

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Box   129
Folder   12
De Lesseps, Ferdinand, 1879-1880

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Box   126
Folder   14
Eastlake, F.W., 1882
Ebbs, Richard, 1883
Elfuring, A.?, 1865
Evans, W.W., 1876-1891
Evarts, William M., 1877-1880
Evelyn, William, Washington Club of Paris, 1874
Everette, Willis E., Geographical Society of the Pacific, 1886-1892
Field, David Dudley, Deyo, Duer, & Bauerdorf, 1884
Field, M. Spelman, 1870
Fish, Hamilton, 1889
Fisk, Clinton B., Fisk University, 1877
Flandin, Jean-Baptiste Eugene Napoleon, Office of John Hays Hammond, 1886
Forsyth, John, 1869
Fox, G.V., 1882
Fox, Robert C., Fox Brothers Tailors, 1882
France, Consul of, 1865
Frary, George M., 1879
Fremont, Jessie B., 1876
Frisch, Otto, 1878-1880
Box   126
Folder   15
Gannett, Henry, U.S. Geological Survey, 1892
Gardiner, J.L.?, 1871
Gardner, James T., 1876-1877
Gibbs, George, 1865
Gibbs, Richard, 1880
Gibbs, Wolcott, 1873
Gilder, W.H., Sturtevant House, 1892-1893
Gilman, D.C., University of California, Johns Hopkins, 1871-1879
Glave, E.J., 1892
Gordiman , R.?, 1870
Graham, Charles K., 1870
Grant, C. Mitchell, Geographical Society of the Pacific, 1881
Greely, A.W., 1891
Green, J., 1864
Greindl, Baron, 1878
Griffis, William Elliot, 1877-1881
Gross, S.E., 1879
Grout, T.J., 1879
Gunlogsen, A.H.S., 1880
Box   126
Folder   16
Hagemeyer, F.E., Hagemeyer & Brunn, 1875
Halderman, John A., 1883
Hall, J.F., 1865
Hall, James, 1869
Hamilton, Alexander, Jr., 1872
Hammond, H.B., 1879-1895
Hancock, General, 1884
Haney, J.H., Real Estate Agent, 1881
Harper, H., 1884
Harper, Joseph W., 1884
Hasbrook, Isaac E., 1879
Hasfold, Mason?, USS Enterprise, 1883
Hawkes, W. Wright, 1875-1880
Hawks, Francis L., Committee on Syrian Exploration, 1858
Hawley, C.T., Lapham Archaeological Society of Wisconsin, 1877
Hayden, F.V., Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1873-1875
Hemiump, Mrs. George M.?, 1868
Hendricks, W.W., 1874
Hewitt, Abram S., House of Representatives, 1879
Hilton, Henry, 1876
Hitchcock, C.H., 1870
Hitchcock, Roswell D., 1876-1877
Hodvit, A.?, 1869
Hoffman, Fred, 1870-1876
Hogg, John F.R.S., 1868
Holmes, H.A., 1884
Holt, Henry, 1892
Holub, Emil, 1894
Hooker, A.S., 1894
Houghton, W.R., Indiana State University, 1877
Howell, George R., New York State Library, 1889
Hoyne, Thomas, Hoyne, Horton, & Hoyne, 1869
Hoyt, Harlow M., 1876
Hubbard, G., 1897
Hulbert, D.H., 1880
Hunt, Thomas Sterry, 1870-1875
Huntington, Collis P., Southern Pacific Railroad Company, 1883
Huntington, D., 1879
Hydrographic Office, Bureau of Navigation, 1875
Hyndman, Henry M., 1883
Box   126
Folder   17
Hall, Elial F., 1873-1893

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Folder   18
Hayes, Isaac Israel, 1869-1877

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Box   130
Folder   1
Horsford, Eben N., 1889

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Folder   19
Hough, Franklin B., 1869-1884

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Folder   20
Howgate, Henry W., 1877-1878

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Folder   21
Hurlbut, George C., 1886-1897

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Box   126
Folder   23
itemized list of books from Daly's library, 1899

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Physical Description: 1 volume 
Box   126
Folder   22
Jackson, Joseph E., Miner and Jackson Attorneys, 1877
Jarvis, Nathaniel, 1895
Jay, John, 1860-1877
Jeppe, Fred?, 1876
Johnson & Company, A.J., Johnson's New Universal Cyclopedia, 1884
Johnston, W.E., incl. letter to Hamilton Fish, 1876-1879
Jones, Lot, 1864
Jones, W.P., 1871
Kane, Thomas L., 1868-1877
Kelby, W., New York Historical Society, 1889
Kemp, J.F., 1895
Kennedy, John S., 1881
Kilbreth, J., 1876
King, D.O.?, 1859
Klutschake, Henry W.?, 1879
Kneeland, Samuel, 1870
Kob, George, Consul of France, 1870
Kohl, T.G., 1875-1877
Kuhne, Fred, Knauth, Nachod, & Kuhne, 1876
Box   126
Folder   24
Kennan, George, 1876-1883

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Folder   25
Laman, W.W., 1877
Lambert, J.H., undated
Learner, J.E., The Evening Post, 1883
Leatham, Thomas, The United States Lloyds, 1876
Lennox, L., 1876
Le Plongeon, Alice D., 1893
Le Plongeon, Augustus, undated
Leslie, Frank, Frank Leslie Publishing House, 1869
Lester, Edward, 1878
Lewis, Charlton T., 1884
Libbey, William, 1896
Lieber, Francis, 1871
Lindan, Leopold, 1877-1885
Lindsley, J. Berrien, 1877
Lumholtz, Carl Sofus, Mexican Expedition and Artifacts, 1891
Box   126
Folder   26
Latrobe, John H.B., 1877-1885

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Box   129
Folder   13
Livingstone, David, 1859-1862

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Box   126
Folder   27
Macdona, H., The Herald, 1884
Macgowan, D.J., 1863-1866
McMaster, John B., 1879
Major, R.H., 1877
Maney, Regina, 1892
Markham, Clements R., 1877-1885
Marshall, William J., 1876-1877
Mason, Theodore B.M., 1879
Massett, Stephen, 1880
Matthews, William, 1874
Mendenhall, T.C., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1896
Meyer, Fred., 1877
Miles, John Smith, 1880
Miller, C.R., 1894-1895
Miller, Philip J., 1876
Montauk Club, Brooklyn, NY, J. Rider?, 1894
Moore, Joseph, Jr., Union League of Philadelphia, 1884
Morgan, L.H., 1876
Morison, G.E., Whaleman's Headquarters, Morison & Brown, 1878-1882
Morrell, William H., Alford Quarries Company, 1877-1887
Morrison, J.C., 1882
Morse, Samuel F.B., 1866-1869
Mould, Jacob W., 1880
Mulford, Prentice, The Graphic Company, 1877
Munroe, Charles Edward, U.S. Naval Institute, 1879
Murphy, William W., 1879
Murray, David, Japanese Department of Education, 1876
Musgrave, J.B., 1879
Myers, J. Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy, 1866-1876
Box   126
Folder   28
Nash, J.L., 1877
Nansen, Fridtjof, use of Holland House for dinner, 1897
Nares, George S., 1877
Newberry, J.S., School of Mines, Columbia College, 1877
Newbold, Catherine A., 1895
Nicaragua Canal, E.F. Cragin, 1892
Nicholson, W.L., Post Office Department, 1876-1883
Niles, W.H., Geographical Society of Quebec, 1885
Nourse, J.E., 1875-1878
Box   129
Folder   14
Naphegyi, Gábor, 1869-1871

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Folder   29
O'Conor, Charles, 1880
Oliphant, L., 1876
O'Reilly, H., 1876
Packard, A., 1877
Palmer, J.W., 1879
Pary, Mrs. Lilla, 1880
Patterson, John F., 1878
Peralta, Manuel M., Legacion de Costa Rica, 1893
Petermann, Augustus, Exploration of the Arctic Region and Expedition to the North Pole, 1874-1876
Peters, T.C., 1876
Peterson, H.G., 1883
Phelps, C.H., 1876
Pickeragell, W.C.?, Embassy of Madagascar, undated
Pierrepont, Henry E., 1880
Pike, Reverend G.D., American Missionary Association, 1877
Pim, Captain Bradford, United Service Club, 1885
Pinant, O., 1882
Poresthe, Theodore?, 1868
Potter, O.B., Grover & Baker Sewing Machine Co., 1876
Price, Benjamin, U.S. Coast Survey Office, 1870
Prime, S.J., New York Observer, 1876
Prime, W.C., 1880-1882
Prince, L. Bradford, Supreme Court of New Mexico, 1884
Putnam, F.W., American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1876
Putnam, G., G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1883
Box   126
Folder   30
Quakenbos, Henry F., 1894
Rae, John, 1877
Randall, Samuel J., House of Representatives, 1887
Reid, J. Whitelaw, New York Tribune, 1883
Revelli, Paul, M. le Professor Guido Cora, 1895
Richter, M.O., 1893
Rinck, A., 1876-1880
Robinson, H.W.?, 1872
Rogers, Charles, H., 1878
Rohlfs, F. Gerhard, 1876, undated
Roosevelt, Clinton, 1879
Rosse, Irving C., Metropolitan Club, 1883
Rothschild, Henry V., Rothschild & Frenkel, 1877
Rugby, George, 1877
Rummere, David?, 1879
Ruppaner, Dr., 1880
Rust, J.R.J.?, Bowery Mission and Young Men's Home, 1883
Russell, Annie, 1877
Russell, Archibald, 1866
Rutherford, L.M., 1864
Rye, E.L., Royal Geographical Society, 1874
Box   129
Folder   15
Robbins, Chandler, 1892-1895

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Folder   31
Salisbury, Stephen, Jr., 1877
Sanders, W.F., Historical Society of Montana, 1871
Sandford, Alice, 1884
Sanger, J.P., 1882
Sanger, William C., New York State Assembly Chamber, 1896
Saunders, F., The Astor Library, 1879-1883
Savage, John, 1876
Sayre, Lewis A., 1883
Schieffelin, H.M., 1879-1884
Schlaginweit?, from the notes of, 1869
Schmid, H.E.?, 1897
Schuyler, Eugene, Legacion of the United States, Russia, 1873
Schurz, Carl, 1886
Scidmore, Eliza R., National Geographic Society, 1894-1895
Seeligsberg, W., Office of Schutz & Co., 1876
Servoss, R.D., New York Map and Relief Line Engraving Co., 1878
Settiman, C.H., 1877
Seyfouth, G.?, 1881
Shea, John G., 1876
Sheldon, May French, 1892
Sherwood, John?, 1879
Silliman, B., 1874-1876
Smith, A.W., 1877
Smith, John W., 1884
Smith, H.E., Union League Club, 1880
Sociedad of Geography Mexico, M. Payno?, 1870
Societe Imperiale Russe (Russia) de Geographie, 1873
Solomons, A.J., 1883
Spaulding, H.G., 1879
Squire, George, 1869-1873
Stearns, Ben W.?, 1899
Stearns, W.F., 1872
Steiger, E., 1875
Stevens, Henry, 1869-1870
Stevens, John A., New York State Chamber of Commerce, 1893
Stone, E.M., 1860
Stone, Henry, 1877-1878
Stone, R.C., Bullion Club New York, 1879
Storrs, R.S., 1877-1882
Stout, A. Morris, 1876
Strong, J.M., 1877
Syle, Edward W., Pennsylvania Colonization Society, 1882
Box   126
Folder   32
Sanford, Henry S., 1877-1884

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Box   129
Folder   16
Smith, Herbert H., 1878-1881, undated

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Box   126
Folder   33
Southworth, Alvin S., 1875-1897

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Box   126
Folder   34
Stout, Francis A., 1869-1877

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Box   126
Folder   35
Straznicky, Edward R., 1866-1872

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Box   126
Folder   36
Taylor, Harry C., 1886
Taylor, Mary, undated
Thompson, J.P., 1864
Tilly, H.H.?, 1884
Tobey, William H., 1876
Torenos, Count of, Ministerio de Formento, 1879
Torren, P.A.?, D. Appleton & Co., 1880
Torrey, John, U.S. Assay Office, 1872
Tracy, C., 1864
Tyler, Peter, 1883, undated
Tyson, E.V., 1878/9
Tyson, George E., 1882
Box   126
Folder   37
Valentini, Philip, 1871-1879
Van Campen, S.R., (see also Clark Bell), 1876-1877
Vander Hoeck, Alexander Humboldt V.H., 1876
Van Orsk, H.C.?, 1870
Van Rensselaer, K., incl. letter from H. Ballantine, 1877
Varnum, Joseph B., Jr., 1866
Veragua, Duke of, 1893
Vielé, Egbert L., 1864
Vincent, Frank, Jr., 1874-1883
Vincent, J.H., 1883
Von Gerolt, Friedrich, 1860
Box   129
Folder   17
Van Severen, Louis Gillodts, undated

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Box   129
Folder   18
Von Hesse-Wartegg, Ernst, 1895-1896

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Box   126
Folder   38
Waddell, P. Hately, 1868
Wallins, H.F., 1877
Wair, William R.?, 1882-1892
Warring, C.B.?, 1876
Ward, G.C., 1887
Ward, J.W., 1876
Warner & Foote, Surveyors and Map Publishers, 1884
Warner, Andrew, 1878
Warren, G.K., Stevens House on the European Plan, 1877-1880
Weifs, Emanuel?, 1873
Welford, Scribner & Welford, 1879
Werner, Adolph, 1884
Werner, Julius, Arion, 1881
Westerman, B., 1869-1876
Wheeler, George M., U.S. Geographical Survey, 1881
Willis, D., 1879
Wilson, Edward L., The Philadelphia Photographer, 1883-1884
Wilson, J. Grant, 1883
Winsen, Justin, Harvard College Library, 1879
Witthaus, R.A., 1864
Wolfe, Catharine L., 1876
Wood, Anson S., New York Secretary of State, 1880
Woodruff, Charles H., 1876
Woodruff Scientific Expedition, Daniel Macauley, 1877
Woodward, John L., 1878
Wright, J.O., John Wiley's Sons, 1883
Young, Jessie, 1878
Box   126
Folder   39
Waddell, William Coventry H., 1861-1882

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Box   127
Folder   1-2
Dobson, Jerome E. (2002-present), 1990-2000
Box   127
Folder   3-7
Doyle, William P. (2000-2002), 1991-2010
Box   127
Folder   8
Gould, John E. (1980-1996), 1979-1981
Box   127
Folder   9-11
Greenough, John (1916-1925), 1899-1935
Box   127
Folder   12
Hance, William A. (1972-1973), 1967-1992
Huntington, Archer M. (1907-1911)
Box   127
Folder   13-15
correspondence, 1893-1955, 1998
Box   127
Folder   16
letter to W. Redmond Cross regarding purpose of AGS, 1924
Box   127
Folder   17
medal, 1912
Box   130
Folder   2
scroll honoring Huntington, 1955

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Korff, Serge A. (1967-1972)
Box   127
Folder   18-19
correspondence, 1957-1991
Box   127
Folder   20
manuscript, circa 1938
Light, Richard U. (1947-1957)
Box   127
Folder   21-28
correspondence, 1937-1957
Box   128
Folder   1-3
correspondence, 1958-1999
Lloyd-Jones, Donald J. (1996-1999)
Box   128
Folder   4-6
correspondence, 1972-2000
Box   442
Samuel F.B. Morse Medal presentation?, circa 1999
Physical Description: 1 audio cassette 
Box   128
Folder   7
Low, Seth (1900-1901), 1888-1901
Box   128
Folder   8-10
Nolte, Richard H. (1973-1980), 1973-2008
Box   129
Folder   19
Peary, Robert E. (1903-1907), 1902-1907

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Box   128
Folder   11-17
Redmond, Roland L. (1934-1947), 1921-1985
Box   128
Folder   18-23
Wood, Walter A. (1957-1967), 1936-2004
Series: 5. Departments, 1857-1977
Subseries: 5A. Cartography, 1920-1977
Scope and Content Note: This subseries contains the files of the Cartography Department. It was first headed by William Briesemeister, then Douglas Waugh, and finally Miklos Pinther. The department was terminated in 1976. The files show the department's work on various map projects, from publications to the Millionth Map of Hispanic America. Also included are cartographic results from polar expeditions and the different materials used in creating the maps made by the AGS, such as maps on plastic sheets, mechanicals, and other drafts.
Box   131
Folder   1
A. Hoen & Company, 1942-1963
Box   131
Folder   2
Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, 1959-1962
Box   139
Folder   1
AGS Computer Graphics Seminar, 1974-1976
Box   131
Folder   3
AGS Movie Projector Instructions and Slide Program, undated
Box   131
Folder   4
AGS Seals, 1962
Box   131
Folder   5
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, conventions, 1971-1976
Box   131
Folder   6
Annual Dinner, 1974
Antarctica
Box   131
Folder   7
A. Hoen & Company, 1958-1962
Box   131
Folder   8
American Quadrant, 1929-1930
Box   139
Folder   2
Antarctic Names Committee of Australia, 1957-1960
Box   131
Folder   9
Argentine Operations, 1955
Box   131
Folder   10
Articles in the Geographical Review, 1959-1963
Box   131
Folder   11
Atlas, 1961
Box   131
Folder   12
Australian Documentary "Twelve Flags South", 1963
Box   131
Folder   13
Australian Names, 1955-1962
Box   139
Folder   3
Base Maps, 1963, undated
Box   131
Folder   14
Board on Geographic Names, 1947-1970
Box   131
Folder   15
Boy Scouts, 1956
Box   131
Folder   16
Clippings, Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1928-1930
Box   131
Folder   17
Clippings, Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic Expedition, 1928-1930
Box   131
Folder   18
Compilation Data, 1960-1962
Box   131
Folder   19
Control, astro-fixes, 1956-1962, undated
Box   139
Folder   4
Correspondence, 1952-1963, undated
Box   131
Folder   20
Deep Freeze, 1956-1960
Box   143
Folder   1
Ellsworth and Wilkins Expeditions, duplicate photographs and Wilkins Movies enlarged, 1935, undated

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Ellsworth Trans-Antarctic Flight
Box   131
Folder   21
cartographic results, 1935, undated
Box   131
Folder   22
data, 1935-1960
Box   143
Folder   2
Box   131
Folder   23
General, 1955-1961, undated
Box   131
Folder   24
Globe Data from World Aeronautical Charts, 1955, undated
International Geophysical Year
Box   131
Folder   25
map notes, 1955-1959
Box   131
Folder   26
preparation, 1955-1958, undated
Box   131
Folder   27
Lecture Notes, 1956-1960
Box   131
Folder   28
Linck, M. Kerwin, 1958-1963, undated
Box   139
Folder   5