Geological Society of America

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Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America

SPENCER, Leonard James (1870 - 1959), Editor Mineralogical Magazine, 1900–55; and Mineralogical Abstracts; President of the Mineralogical Society, 1936–39; Hon. Life Fellow, Mineralogical Soc. of America (Roebling Gold Medal, 1940); Hon. Member German Mineralogical Society and Royal Geological Society of Cornwall (Bolitho Gold Medal); Special Constable, Metropolitan Police, 1915–18

PARKS, William Arthur (1868 - 1936), Professor of Geology, University of Toronto, 1922–36; Director Royal Ontario Museum of Palæontology, 1913–36; Professor of Palæontology, 1916–22; President Section C. BAAS, 1925; President Royal Society of Canada, 1925–26; President Palæontological Society of America, 1926–27; President Royal Canadian Institute, 1928–29

CAMSELL, Charles (1876 - 1958), Member, Federal District Commission, Ottawa, 1946; President Royal Society of Canada, 1930; President Engineering Institute of Canada, 1932; Vice-President Geological Society of America, 1937; Director Amer. Inst. Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1939–45, Hon. Member 1946; Pres. and Hon. Member Can. Inst. Mining and Metallurgy

BRYCE, George (1844 - 1931), a Founder and Member of University of Manitoba; Head of Faculty of Science and Lecturer in Biology and Geology in Manitoba University, 1891–1904; Hon. Senior Professor of Manitoba College, Winnipeg; Professor of English Literature, 1871–1909; President Royal Society of Canada, 1909; Member of Commission on Conservation of Canadian Resources; Member of Royal Commission on Technical Education; Lecturer of Archæological Institute of America; Robertson Memorial Lecturer, 1912


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A society founded in 1888 that now has approximately 20 000 members in more than 85 countries. It aims to promote the professional development of Earth scientists and to facilitate the exchange of information.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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