National Geographic : 1949 Aug
0 Natiomll Geographic( Soiety 252 paintingg by ('harles J. Fox, New York For 50 Years Gilbert Grosvenor Has Piloted TilE GEOGRPIIIC's Voyages by Land, Sea, and Air Famed statesmen, State governors, noted geographers and kindred scientists paid tribute to his Golden Jubilee as directing head of the National Geographic Society (President since 1920) and Editor of the N.\TIcsNAI. (G;c;iRAI'IIIC MA(;AZINI. since 1899. I)r. Grosvenor took over a local Society of fewer than one thousand. Today, nearly two million are enrolled. The Board of Trustees presented this fine portrait to The Society for permanent exhibition.