The Paleontological Society Records, 1908-19, 1921-28, 1933-95
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Brief Description: Records of Paleontological Society contains agenda, brochures, correspondence, financial reports, membership lists and applications, minutes proceedings, news releases, news letters, obituaries, pamphlets, statements, and questionnaires, by Society secretaries, includes Ralph O. Langenheim Jr. (1964-70), Warren O. Addicott (1971-75), and John Pojeta (1982-88), relating to the organization of the Society (1908); constitution and bylaws (1910, 1921, 1935-87); Council, midyear, and annual meetings (1942-88); officers (1910-83); membership (1939-88); the Charles Schuchert Award (1962-2004), Medal Award (1968-2006), Strimple Award (1988-2004), treasurer's office (1955-88); organization of American Geological Institute (1943-44); committees (1953-92); awards and medals (1962-92); symposiums (1967-89); and affiliations with professional organizations including the Society for Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM) (1967-82). The series also includes records of the Joint Publishing Endeavor Agreement in which SEPM and the Paleontological Society (PS) agreed to fund publishing efforts. Correspondence includes Presidents James Vodentine (1973-74), Ellis Yochelson (1975-76), David M. Raup (1976-77), Francis F. Stehil (1977-78), and Richard Grant (1978-79).
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University of Illinois Archives
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Record Series Number: 15/11/100
Created by: Paleontological Society
Volume: 17.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 1/65 - 6/92 (see IWS); 5/7/1998
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Arrangement: Alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereunder
Subject Index
American Geological Institute
Geological Society of America
History of Paleontology
Journal of Paleontology
Paleontological Society
Vertebrate Paleontologists
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]