National Geographic : 1888 Oct
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. ABSTRACT OF MINUTES. First Regular Meeting, Feb. 17, 1888. - Held in the Law Lecture room of Columbian University, the president, Mr. Hub bard, in the chair. The president delivered an inaugural address. Major J. W. Powell lectured on the Physiography of the United States. Second Regular Meeting, March 3, 1888.-Held in the Law Lecture room of the Columbia University, vice-president Bart lett in the chair. Paper : Patagonia, by Mr. W. E. Curtiss. Third Regular Meeting, March 17, 1888.-Held in the Assem bly Hall of the Cosmos Club, the president, Mr. Hubbard, in the chair. Paper : Physical Geography of the Sea, by Commander J. R. Bartlett. Fourth Regular Meeting, March 31, 1888.-Held in the As sembly Hall of the Cosmos Club, the president, Mr. Hubbard, in the chair. Discussion was had on the proposed Physical Atlas of the United States, participated in by Messrs. Gannett, Gilbert, Ogden, Greely, Marcus Baker, Willis, Bartlett, Merriam, Ward, Henshaw and Abbe. Fifth Regular Meeting, April 13, 1888.-Held in the Assem bly Hall of the Cosmos Club, vice-president Merriam in the chair. The discussion of the proposed Physical Atlas of the United States was continued, and was participated in by Messrs. Marcus Baker, Greely, Willis, Cosmos Mindeleff, Gilbert Thompson, Kenaston, Gannett and Van Deman.