National Geographic : 1963 Sep
NATIONAL , GEOGRAPHIC " WASHINGTON, D.C. I 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1888-1963 Organized "forthe increase and ' ' diffusion of geographicknowledge" . The National Geographic Society is chartered in Washington, D. C ., in accordance with the laws of the United States, as a nonprofit scientific and educational organization for increasing and diffusing geographic knowledge and promoting research and exploration. Since 1890 the Society has supported more than 200 explorations and re search projects, adding immeasurably to man's knowledge of earth, sea, and sky. It diffuses this knowledge through its journal, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC; more than 24 million maps distributed each year; its books, globes, and atlases; 30 School Bulletins a year in color; information services to press, radio, and television; and the publication of technical monographs. Articles and photographs of travel, natural history, and expeditions to far places are desired. For material used, generous remuneration is made. MELVILLE BELL GROSVENOR, President and Editor MELVIN M. PAYNE, Executive Vice President and Secretary ROBERT V. FLEMING, Vice President and Treasurer FREDERICK G. VOSBURGH, Vice President and Associate Editor ROBERT E. DOYLE, Vice President and Associate Secretary THOMAS M. BEERS, Vice President and Associate Secretary VERNON H. BREWSTER, WM. T . BELL, HERBERT T. HENDERSON, C. VERNON SANDERS, Associate Secretaries ARTHUR B. HANSON, General Counsel COMMITTEE FOR RESEARCH AND EXPLORATION LEONARD CARMICHAEL, Chairman ALEXANDER WETMORE T. DALE STEWART Vice Chairman Director, Museum of Natural Rear Adm. L . O. COLBERT History HUGH L. DRYDEN Smithsonian Institution A. REMINGTON KELLOGG MATTHEW W. STIRLING Research Associate Research Associate Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Institution Vice Adm. EMORY S. LAND CONRAD L. WIRTH WILLIAM E. WRATHER and the Senior Officers of the Society BOARD OF TRUSTEES GILBERT GROSVENOR, Chairman of the Board, formerly President, National Geographic Society, and Editor of its magazine (1899-1954) THOMAS W. McKNEW. Vice Chairman of the Board, formerly Executive Vice President and Secretary (1932 1962) ROBERT B. ANDERSON MELVIN M. PAYNE Secretary of the Treasury, 1957-61 Executive Vice President LEONARD CARMICHAEL National Geographic Society Secretary, Smithsonian Institution LAURANCE S. ROCKEFELLER LEO OTIS COLBERT Chairman of the Board, Rockefeller Rear Admiral, U. S. Coast Brothers, Inc., and President and Geodetic Survey, Retired Jackson Hole Preserve HUGH L. DRYDEN Deputy Administrator, National JUAN T. TRIPPE Aeronautics & Space Administration President, Pan American RnOBn:' T iVF MINGr World Airways Advisory Chairman of the Board and Chairman, Executive Committee, Riggs National Bank CRAWFORD H. GREENEWALT Chairman of the Board, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company MELVILLE BELL GROSVENOR EIditor, National Geographic EMORY S. LAND Vice Admiral, U. S . Navy, Retired, formerly President Air Transport Association CURTIS E. LEMAY Chief of Staff, U. S. Air Force H. RANDOLPH MADDOX Vice President, American Tele phone & Telegraph Company (Ret.) BENJAMIN M. McKELWAY Editorial Chairman, Washington Star WALTER K. MYERS, M.D . Physician FREDERICK G. VOSBURGH Assoc. Editor, National Geographic JAMES H. WAKELIN. JR. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development EARL WARREN Chief Justice of the United States ALEXANDER WETMORE Research Associate Smithsonian Institution LLOYD B. WILSON Honorary Board Chairman, Chesa peake & Potomac Telephone Co. CONRAD L. WIRTH Director, National Park Service U. S. Department of the Interior WILLIAM E. WRATHER Director, U. S . Geological Survey, Retired Asst. Secretaries: IHERMAN J. A. C . ARENS, CHARLES P. BIXEL, OWEN R. ANDERSON. Asst. Secretary and Asst. Treasurer: HILLEARY F. 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