American Geographical Society of New York

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1851
Americans
English

History notes:

The American Geographical Society, also known as the AGS, is an organization of professional geographers, founded in 1851 in New York City. It was founded by a group of New Yorkers, among them philanthropists, historians, publishers and editors. They included George Folsom, Henry Grinnell, Henry Varnum Poor, Hiram Barney, Alexander Isaac Cotheal, Henry Evelyn Pierrepont, S. De Witt Bloodgood, John Romeyn Brodhead, Joshua Leavitt and Archibald Russell.

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Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6614pps
Ark ID:
w6614pps
SNAC ID:
58627966

Subjects:

  • Manuscript maps
  • World War, 1914-1918--Territorial questions--Maps
  • Railroads--Maps
  • Geography--Societies, etc
  • World War, 1914-1918--Peace--Maps
  • Land settlement--Maps
  • Harbors--Access--Maps
  • Libraries

Occupations:

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Functions:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Europe (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Baffin Island (Nunavut) (as recorded)
  • Cumberland Peninsula (Nunavut) (as recorded)
  • Magdalena (Colombia : Dept.) (as recorded)
  • Barranquilla (Colombia) (as recorded)