International Congress of Geography

Scope and Content

Three items connected with the International Congress of Geography in Warsaw held on the 25-31 August 1934 under the auspices of the International Geographical Union. These are:

  • First Circular for the International Congress with a letter from Stanislaw Pawlowski, General Secretary, and Eugenjusz Romer, inviting participants to the Congress. The circular also covers Terms of the Congress, The Themes of the Meetings, and Excursions. A handwritten annotation notes "Resolved on 12.10.33 not to nominate a representative".
  • Bulletin D'Adhésion for the Congress for becoming a Member of the Congress, taking part in the discussion, and taking part in the excursions. Printed in French.
  • Second Circular for the International Congress giving further information about the Congress, the subjects for discussion and the excursions.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The material is part of the institutional records of the Society from its dealings with other Societies.

Archivist's Note

The papers were catalogued by Nancy Charley, RAS Archivist, in 2019.

Conditions Governing Use

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Custodial History

These papers were sent and received by the Royal Asiatic Society in the course of its business.