Directory of Geological Material in North America

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DIRECTORY OF GEOLOGICAL MATERIAL IN NORTH AMERICA
SOURCES NATIONAL AND CONTINENTAL IN SCOPE

SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 19th and the Parkway, Philadelphia 3, Pa.

Publications include some geological material: Proceedings (Vol. 1, 1842, Vol. 107, 1955); Monographs (since 1935, Nos. 1-8); Notulae Naturae (since 1939, Nos. 1-285); Frontiers (since 1936).

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., N. W., Washington 5, D. C.

The Association is national in scope with membership open to everyone on equal terms and its interests include the broad fields of all the natural and social sciences. Its varied activities are carried on under 18 sections (one of which is Section E--Geology and Geography) and 265 affiliated and associated societies and academies of science. Publishes a monthly magazine, The Scientific Monthly (established 1872, Vol. 1, 1915); since 1915 an official publication of the AAAS; subscription $7.50 per year; and a weekly journal, Science-- founded 1880; Vol. 1, 1883; since 1900 the official organ of the AAAS; subscription $7.50 per year. (Members receive choice of journal included in $6.50 dues, both journals for $10 per year).

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Inc., P.O. Box 979, Tulsa 1, Okla.

Publishes a monthly Bulletin (Vol. 1, 1917; subscription $18 per year, $19 foreign); and occasional volumes and symposia on special subjects relating to the geology of petroleum. The Bulletin carries reviews and notices of new publications of interest to petroleum geologists.

American Ceramic Society, Inc., 4055 N. High St., Columbus 14, Ohio.

Publishes a monthly Journal (Vol. 1, 1918; subscription $20 per year; a monthly Bulletin (Vol. 1, 1922); a monthly Ceramic Abstracts (Vol. 1, 1922).

American Geological Institute, 2101 Constitution Ave., Washington 25, D. C.

A federation of geological societies operating under the National Research Council. Publishes a monthly news magazine, GeoTimes (Vol. 1, No. 1, July 1956; subscription $2 per year in U.S. and possessions, Canada, and Mexico; $2.50 elsewhere); Departments of Geological Sciences in Educational Institutions of the U.S. and Canada, 1954-55 ($1.50 per copy--revision in preparation); career literature, Shall I Study Geological Science? and bibliographic list of Career Booklets Dealing with the Earth Sciences ($0.02 per copy in orders of 25 or more), two new career booklets in preparation. A quarterly Geological Abstracts published by the Geological Society of America for the A.G.I. (Vol. IV, 1956; subscription $2.50 domestic, $3 foreign--order from and make checks payable to: The Geological Society of America, 419 W. 117th St., New York 27, N. Y.). A Glossary of Geology and Related Sciences ($6.00); and miscellaneous items of interest to geologists and students.

American Geophysical Union, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., N. W., Washington 5, D. C.

The American Geophysical Union has the following sections: Geodesy; Seismology; Meteorology; Terrestrial Magnetism and Electricity; Oceanography; Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology; Hydrology; and Tectonophysics. AGU serves as the National Committee of the U.S. of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, and its Executive Committee is the Committee on Geophysics of the National Research Council. The Transactions were published 1920-28 in the Bulletin Series of the National Research Council; from 1929 through 1944, they were published as an annual in one or more parts; since August, 1945, they have been published as a bi-monthly (subscription $10 per year).

American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, Inc., 29 W. 39th St., New York 18, N. Y. Society of Petroleum Engineers (formerly Petroleum Branch) Office, 800 Fidelity Union Bldg., Dallas, Tex.

Publishes three monthly magazines since 1949: Mining Engineering, Journal of Metals, Journal of Petroleum Technology (subscriptions, each $8 per year in the Americas, $10 elsewhere, including Transactions bound in). Separate annual volumes of Transactions, Mining and Petroleum Branches, $7; Metals Branch, $9. Other annual volumes: Statistics of Oil and Gas Development and Production, $15; Open Hearth Proceedings, $10; Blast Furnace, Coke Oven, and Raw Materials Proceedings, $10; Electric Furnaces Steel Proceedings, $10. Also publishes occasional special volumes. Have published various series, including Transactions, since 1871, containing articles on economic geology and geology of petroleum; latter topic not now covered.

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