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Finding Aid to the American Association for the Advancement of Science Papers MS.1331
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  • Title: American Association for the Advancement of Science Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.1331
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet 4 folders
    Date (inclusive): 1889-1949
    creator: American Association for the Advancement of Science.


    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.


    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org. An item-level inventory is available from library staff.

    Preferred citation

    'American Association for the Advancement of Science Articles and Brochures, 1889-1949, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.1331; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Historical note

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science formed in 1848.

    Scope and contents

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) contains articles, brochures, and programs related to the Association's activities. Articles include "Israelite and Indian: A Parallel in Planes of Culture" by Garrick Mallery 1889 August and "Symbolism in Ancient American Art" by F.W. Putnam & C.C. Willougby 1895 August. Southwest Division Annual Meeting Programs cover meetings held 1920 December 2-4 and 1922 January 26-28. There is an Annual Meeting program for the Pacific Division Annual Meeting in Pasadena in 1941 June 16-21 and an article about the Division from a 1915 March issue of Popular Science Monthly. There are also brochures from 1943 and 1949 about the history of AAAS.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Professional associations