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CHURCH, George Earl (1835 - 1910), ex-member of Council of Royal Geographical Society, and member of Council of Hakluyt Society; member American Society of Civil Engineers, etc

BEAZLEY, (Charles) Raymond (1868 - 1955), Corr. Fellow of Lisbon Academy of Sciences and of Lisbon Geographical Society, of American Geographical Society, and of Hispanic Society of America; formerly on Council of RGS and of Hakluyt and African Societies; a former member of the Church Assembly and of Council of National Society

PHELPS, William Lyon (1865 - 1943), Lampson Professor of English Literature, Yale, 1901–33; late Public Orator, Yale University; Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters; Member of American Philosophical Society; Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow American Geographical Society

The geography of clinical cancer research: analysis of abstracts presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meetings

MORRIS, Edward Robert (1862 - 1934), Fellow of the American Geographical Society; Chairman of the National Hospital for Diseases of the Heart, Westmorland Street, W1

DE FILIPPI, Cav. Filippo (1869 - 1938), Accademia dei Lincei, and Pontificia Accademia delle Scienze, Rome; Hon. Member Reale Societá Geografica (Rome); Gesellschaft für Erdkunde (Berlin), Société de Géographie (Paris), Royal Rumanian Geographical Society (Bucarest); Alpine Club; Gold Medallist of the English and Italian Royal Geographical Societies, of the Société de Geographie, Paris; and of the American Geographical Society of New York

von HAGEN, Victor Wolfgang (born 1908), Organiser-Leader, Persian Royal Road Expedition, 1972, American Geographical Society Expedition, 1973–75, explorations in Iran, Iraq and Turkey; Leader, Roman Road Expeditions, 1962; Director: Inca High Expedition; American Geographical Society; History of Science Society; Latin American Adviser, Encyclopedia Americana; Contributor: Encyclopædia Britannica; Geographical Magazine, London; Illustrated London News, since 1935; Research Associate Museum of the American Indian, New York; Consultant UN Guggenheim Fellowship for creative writing, 1949, renewed 1950–51; American Philosophical Society (Research Fellow)

SHARPE, Phoebe Elizabeth (1888 - 1941), Fellow American Geographical Society; Kaisar-i-Hind medallist; Hon. Head of Women’s Education, Limbdi; Hon. Personal Secretary to the ruler

CODY, Henry John (1868 - 1951), Hon. Fellow of Toronto Academy of Medicine, 1937; Fellow Canadian and American Geographical Societies and Polish Institute of Arts and Science

BREASTED, James Henry (1865 - 1935), Orientalist, historian; Director of the Oriental Institute since 1919, University of Chicago; Corresponding Member Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin, 1907; Institut de France, 1930; Foreign Member Bavarian Akademie, 1931; Royal Academy of Belgium, 1934; Royal Academy of Denmark, 1935; Archæologisches Institut des Deutschen Reiches, Berlin, 1931; President American Oriental Society, 1918; Hon. Fellow Society of Antiquaries of London, 1919; Member American Philosophical Society, 1919 (Vice-President, 1927–33); Corresponding Member American Geographical Society, 1922; National Academy of Sciences (USA), 1923; Hon. Member Royal Asiatic Society, 1923; President, History of Science Society, 1926; President, American Historical Association, 1928; Gold Medal, Geographic Society of Chicago, 1929; Rosenberger Gold Medal History of Civilization, 1929; Gold Medal, Holland Society, 1930; Gold Medal, distinguished achievement in Fine Arts, American Institute of Architects, 1934

BARNS, Thomas Alexander (1881 - 1930), Member of the African Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and the National Geographic Society, Washington. Author, artist, lecturer, and naturalist-explorer; correspondent to The African World. 2nd son of Rev. William Amos Barns, and Eva Cecilia Buckworth


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Founded 1852 in New York City, through the activities of its members and publication of a Bulletin (later called the Geographical Review) has encouraged exploration and disseminated geographical information. The ...

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