Records of the Library of the American Geographical Society (AGS) of New York. The collection includes annual reports, correspondence, inquiries, and general files. The majority of the records date from 1908 to 1978, when the maps and library of the AGS were transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
This scrapbook collection contains trail clippings, collected by Frank Place, related to walking. The clippings are primarly from newspapers, magazines, and books from the New York and New Jersey area.
This collection contains scrapbooks compiled by Henry Grinnell, made up almost entirely of newspaper clippings from New York and London papers. Also included are a few letters and pages from other publications. The scrapbooks mainly document the expedition of Sir John Franklin, the rescue missions to find him, and the Arctic region in general. Grinnell financed two rescue missions to find Franklin as well as other scientific missions to the Arctic region.
Records of the Map Department of the American Geographical Society (AGS) of New York, including annual reports, correspondence, and general files. The majority of the records date from 1914 to 1978, when the maps and library of the AGS were transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Isaiah Bowman's Scrapbooks on Political Geography consist primarly of newspaper and magazine clippings related to political geography and international relations, collected in connection with subjects covered in his book The New World: Problems in Political Geography.
The National Wetlands Inventory records, dating from February 1971 to November 1997, consist of primarily Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and selected records from Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Texas, as well as a few Midwestern military base locations. Most folders consist of an aerial photo transparency from National High Altitude Photography (NHAP) and the National Aerial Photography Program (NAPP) and the National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) original delineations taped over each photo drawn on Mylar. Included in most folders is a USGS 7.5 minute topographic quadrangle. In some cases, there are notes related to the creation of the NWI map on separate paper. In other cases, the notes are made on the topographic quadrangles themselves.
The collection consists of a single scrapbook documenting Herbert L. Warner's work on the construction of the Alaskan-Canadian (ALCAN) Highway from 1943 to 1945. Included are photographs, newspaper articles, and miscellaneous personal documents.
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