National Geographic : 1904 Aug
National (eogranpyir varietyy ubbar iemortal all August 4, 1904. Dear Sir: The Eighth International Geographic Congress will meet in this city on September 8th, and after holding several sessions here will proceed to Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, and St. Louis, where the Congress will be entertained by the local geo graphic societies as set forth in the accompanying announcement. The Congress meets in the United States on the joint invita tion of the different geographic societies of this country, in which movement the National Geographic Society has taken the initiative. Et is incumbent upon us, therefore, to do all that is possible to make the meeting here a success. I therefore urge you, as a member of the National Geographic Society, to register as a member of the Congress and attend its sessions. Please fill out the registration blank on the back of the announcement, and return, with the fee, to J. H. McCormick, Secre tary Committee of Arrangememts, Hubbard Memorial Hall, Washington, D. C., by August 20th, that your name may be included in the forthcoming list of members. Very truly yours, HENRY GANNETT, Acting President, National Geographic Society.