Materials in the collection date from 1927-1940, the bulk falling between the years 1933-1939. Included are correspondence,
minutes, drafts, reports, statistics, bills, receipts, contracts, clippings, press releases, various lists, organizational
papers, announcements, memos, printed brochures, legal papers, itineraries, notes, photos, diagrams, a few maps, pamphlets,
some manuscript articles, programs, and invitations.
The Pacific Geographic Society was founded in 1926 by Humphrey Read, to be reorganized in 1929 by the president, Walter Gordon
Clark, and other officers.
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain
permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.