File: New York Academy of Sciences

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers from a folder labelled, 'New York Academy of Sciences'. Material relates to the Third Conference on Planetology and Space Mission Planning, 28-30 October 1970, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, USA.

The New York Academy of Sciences (originally the Lyceum of Natural History) was founded in January 1817. It is one of the oldest scientific societies in the United States. An independent, non-profit organisation with more than 20,000 members in 100 countries, the Academy's mission is "to advance scientific research and knowledge; to support scientific literacy; and to promote the resolution of society's global challenges through science-based solutions".

Papers comprise: ZK correspondence with rear Admiral L. R. Neville, Associate Executive Director, New York Academy of Sciences; conference programme and draft programme; list of abstracts received; invitation for participation in the conference;