American Geographical Society

American Geographical Society The American Geographical Society (AGS) is an organization of professional geographers, founded in 1851 in New York City. Most fellows of the society are Americans, but among them have always been a significant number of fellows from around the world. The society encourages activities that expands geographical knowledge, and the interpretation of that knowledge so that it can be useful to geographers and other disciplines, especially in a policymaking environment. It is the oldest nationwide geographical organization in the United States. Over the century and a half of its existence, the AGS has been especially interested in three regions: the Arctic, the Antarctic, and Latin America. A signature characteristic of the AGS-sponsored exploration was the requirement that its expeditions produce tangible scientific results. Provided by Wikipedia
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    Published 1852
    [New York, N.Y. : Published for the Society by G.P. Putnam], 1852-1857.
    2 v. : maps ; 28 cm.
    ...American Geographical and Statistical Society...
  2. 2
    Published 1859
    [New York : John H. Schultz & Co.], 1859-1870.
    2 v. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
    ...American Geographical and Statistical Society...
  3. 3
    Published 1859
    New York : John H. Schultz & Co., 1859-
    2 v. : ill., ports., maps, plans. ; 23-24 cm.
    Also available on microfilm from Xerox University Microfilms.
    Also issued online.
    ...American Geographical and Statistical Society...

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