National Geographic : 1963 Oct
NATIONAL %owP GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY WASHINGTON, D.C. 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1888-1963 Organized"for the increase and PE 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 J TTI Deputy Administrator, National JUAN T. TRIPPE Aeronautics & Space Administration President, Pan American ROBERT V. FLEMING World Airways Advisory Chairman of the Board FREDERICK G. VOSBURGH and Chairman, Executive Committee, Assoc. Editor, National Geographic Riggs National Bank CRAWFORD H. GREENEWALT JAMES H. WAKELIN, JR. Chairman of the Board, E. I . du Pont Assistant Secretary of the Navy for de Nemours & Company Research and Development MELVILLE BELL GROSVENOR EARL WARREN Editor, National Geographic Chief Justice of the United States EMORY S. LAND ALEXANDER WETMORE Vice Admiral, U. S. Navy, Research Associate Retired, formerly President Smithsonian Institution Air Transport Association CURTIS E. LEMAY LLOYD B. WILSON Chief of Staff, U. S. Air Force Honorary Board Chairman, Chesa H. RANDOLPH MADDOX peake & Potomac Telephone Co. Vice President, American Tele- CONRAD L. WIRTH phone & Telegraph Company (Ret.) Director, National Park Service BENJAMIN M. McKELWAY U. S. Department of the Interior Editorial Chairman, Washington Star WILLIAM E. WRATHER WALTER K. MYERS, M.D. Director, U. S. Geological Physician Survey, Retired Asst. Secretaries: HERMAN J. A . C . ARENS, CHARLES P. BIXEL, OWEN R. ANDERSON. Asst. Secretary and Asst. Treasurer: HILLEARY F. HOSKINSON. Asst. Treasurer: WM. H. 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