National Geographic : 1889 Jul
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. ABSTRACT OF MINUTES. October 5, 1888, Ninth Meeting. A paper was read entitled, " Topographic Models," by Mr. Cosmos Mindeleff. Published in the " National Geographic Mag azine," Vol. I, No. 3. October 19, 1888, Tenth Meeting. The attendance being very small, no paper was read. November 2, 1888, Eleventh Meeting. The paper of the evening was entitled, "Surveys, their Kinds and Purposes," by Mr. Marcus Baker. The paper was discussed by Messrs. Ogden, Goodfellow, Gannett and Baker. Published in "Science," Vol. XII, No. 304. November 16, 1888, Twelfth Meeting. A paper was read by Mr. Henry Gannett, giving certain "Physical Statistics Relating to Massachusetts," derived from the map of that State recently prepared by the United States Geological Survey. A discussion followed which was partici pated in by Messrs. Baker, Kenaston, Fernow, Weed, and the author. A second paper entitled, " Something about Tornadoes," was read by Lieut. J. P. Finley, U. S. Signal Corps. November 30, 1888, Thirteenth Meeting. The annual reports of vice-Presidents Herbert G. Ogden and Gen. A. W. Greely were delivered. Published in the "National Geographic Magazine," Vol. I, No. 2. December 20, 1888, Fourteenth Meeting. Held in the Law Lecture Room of the Columbian University. The President delivered his Annual Address, entitled, "Africa." Published in the "National Geographic Magazine," Vol. I, No. 2.