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

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Title: American Geographical Society of New York Records
Inclusive Dates: 1723-2010
Bulk Dates: bulk 1854-2000

  • American Geographical Society of New York.
Call Number: AGSNY Archival Collection 1

  • 350.5 cubic ft. (445 boxes; including 363 safety film negatives, 271 nitrate negatives, 157 lantern slides, 45 glass negatives, 3 film reels, 1 audio reel, and 1 audio cassette)
  • 114 oversize folders
  • 80 rolls
  • 72 oversize volumes
  • 60 digital text files (2.13 MB)

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, American Geographical Society Library (Map)

Records of the American Geographical Society of New York, the only organization focused on bringing together academics, business people, those who influence public policy (including leaders in local, state and federal government, not-for-profit organizations and the media), and the general public for the express purpose for furthering the understanding of the role of geography in our lives. Founded in 1851, it is the oldest geographical organization in the U.S. The collection includes meeting minutes, financial records, publications, maps, correspondence, and records on expeditions, explorers, and other geographic organizations and activities.

Language: English

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