American Geographical Society of New York

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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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creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Expansion of built-up area, 1642-1939 / constructed in 1939, American Geographical Society, for special exhibit held in 1939-1942. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Letter, 1915, July 20, New York City [to] Mr. Edwin Markham, Sir, Staten Island, New York / Isaiah Bruman, Director. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. AGS-IGY projects in glaciology. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950. Isaiah Bowman papers, 1904-1951. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Colombian Coastal Expedition (1937). Field photographs, 1937. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn William O. Field Papers, 1890-1994 University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Polar Regions Collections & Archives
creatorOf American Geographical Society Collection, 1909. United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Lawrence, Donald B. (Donald Buermann), 1911-1996. Donald Buermann Lawrence papers, 1932-1996. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Williams, Joseph E. (Joseph Earl), b. 1897. Shaded relief map practices in Europe / by Joseph E. Williams. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Library. Maps, [ca. 1783]-1983, [ca. 1930]-1980 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
contributorOf Arctic Stove and Identifying Material, 1909 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf World in maps (1939-1942 : New York, N.Y.). Postal districts and Post Office stations [of New York City]. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn Field, William O. (William Osgood), 1904-. William O. Field Papers, 1890-1994. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
referencedIn Huntington, Ellsworth, 1876-1947. Ellsworth Huntington papers, 1779-1953 (inclusive), 1890-1947 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn World in maps (1939-1942 : New York, N.Y.). [Population density in residential and business areas of New York City]. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. American Geographical Society Library Records, 1881-2009 1908-1978. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf American Geographical and Statistical Society. [Constitution, by-laws, etc. of the American Geographical and Statistical Society and the American Geographical Society of New York]. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Records, 1860-1983, 1890-1980 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Edward Luther Stevenson papers, 1859-1944 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Ellsworth Huntington papers, 1779-1952, 1890-1947 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Part of Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, bulk (1913-1935). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Letter, 1915, July 15, New York City [to] Mr. Edwin Markham, Sir, Staten Island, New York / A.D. Russell. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Holton, David-Parsons, 1812?-1883,. New York Genealogical and Biographical Society miscellany, 1869-1880. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Papers, 1851-1951. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Records Relating to Frederick Cook Arctic Expeditions, 1908-1965 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Mongolian pioneer belt / compiled by the American Geographical Society of New York, Oct. 1928. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. New boundaries in Europe as established by the Peace Conference / Amer. Geogr. Soc. of N.Y. for Comm. on Publ. Inform. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Baffin Island and adjacent regions to show unexplored areas / prepared by the American Geographical Society of New York. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf World in maps (1939-1942 : New York, N.Y.). Location of branch offices, Western Union, postal telegraph, [New York City]. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Map of part of Katmai National Monument : reconstructed by photographs furnished by U.S. Geol. Survey, 1922]. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1894. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Donald Buermann Lawrence papers, 1932-1996 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Recommendation of the American Geographical Society of New York, 1873. Library of Congress
creatorOf World in maps (1939-1942 : New York, N.Y.). New York Telephone Company central office districts and telephones served, Manhattan and part of Bronx. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf Smith, Erminnie Adele Platt, 1836-1886. [Peabody Museum director records, Frederic W. Putnam (1839-1915), 1870-1923]. Harvard University, Tozzer Library
referencedIn Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973. Papers, ca. 1907-1973. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944. Edward Luther Stevenson papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Serge A. Korff Papers, 1928-1989 New York University. Archives.
creatorOf English, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1895-. [Map of St. Louis, the American Bottom and Cahokia Indian mound / cartography by] Gr. N. ; [prepared for T.H. English]. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn Korff, Serge Alexander, 1906-. Papers, 1928-1989. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Oosting, Henry J. (Henry John), 1903-1968. Henry J. Oosting papers, 1937-1968. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Lower Magdalena Valley : compiled for Barranquilla millionth sheet revision / by William Briesemeister ; American Geographical Society. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn RISM Vertical Files, Bulk, 1960-2000, Bulk, 1960-2000 1900-2004 New York University. Archives.
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Pamphlet publications, 1857-1859. Brown University, Brown University Library
referencedIn Robert Cushman Murphy journals, 1907-1971, 1907-1971 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Printed letter from American Geographical Society of New York, signed by Alvan S. Southworth, secretary, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1874 February 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, 1913-1935 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Archer Milton Huntington Papers, 1919-1957 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn May, Jacques M. (Jacques Meyer), b. 1896. Jacques M. May papers, 1943-1960. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn Frank Spooner Churchill papers, 1912, 1912 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. New York port development plan : showing completed and projected port improvements and their relation to the Port of New York Authority's comprehensive plan and trunk line railroads / return to Amer. Geogr. Soc., Bdway at 156th St., N.Y.C. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf Wright, Charles S. (Charles Seymour), 1887-1975. Letter, 1948 Mar. 13, New York, to Prof. W.H. Hobbs, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan
creatorOf American Geographical Society of New York. Baffin Island and adjacent regions to show unexplored areas / prepared by the American Geographical Society of New York. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920. Letter : New York, NY, to Albert Operti, 1904 May 26. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County Foundation, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
referencedIn Churchill, Frank Spooner, 1864-1946. Papers, 1912. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917). Papers, 1907-1922. American Museum of Natural History
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Relation Name
associatedWith American Geographical and Statistical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Colombian Coastal Expedition (1937) corporateBody
associatedWith Baffin Island Expedition (1927) corporateBody
associatedWith Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947) corporateBody
associatedWith Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 person
associatedWith Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950. person
associatedWith Briesemeister, William A. person
associatedWith Chicago Zoological Society (Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Churchill, Frank Spooner, 1864-1946. person
associatedWith Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) corporateBody
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934 person
associatedWith Effie M. Morrissey (Schooner) corporateBody
associatedWith Field Museum of Natural History corporateBody
associatedWith Field, William O. (William Osgood), 1904- person
associatedWith Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Greenland Expedition of 1936 corporateBody
associatedWith Holton, David-Parsons, 1812?-1883, person
associatedWith Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955 person
associatedWith Huntington, Ellsworth, 1876-1947. person
associatedWith Hurlbut, George C. person
associatedWith Korff, Serge Alexander, 1906- person
associatedWith Lawrence, Donald B. (Donald Buermann), 1911-1996. person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940, person
associatedWith May, Jacques M. (Jacques Meyer), b. 1896. person
associatedWith Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. person
associatedWith Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973. person
associatedWith Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Neptune (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Oosting, Henry J. (Henry John), 1903-1968. person
associatedWith Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920. person
associatedWith Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Smithsonian institution corporateBody
correspondedWith Southworth, Alvan S. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944. person
associatedWith United States. American Commission to Negotiate Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Committee on Public Information. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, Joseph E. (Joseph Earl), b. 1897. person
associatedWith World in maps (1939-1942 : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wright, Charles S. (Charles Seymour), 1887-1975. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Europe
New York (N.Y.)
Baffin Island (Nunavut)
Cumberland Peninsula (Nunavut)
Magdalena (Colombia : Dept.)
Barranquilla (Colombia)
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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
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Americans

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