The Paleontological Society Records, 1908-19, 1921-28, 1933-95 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/11/20
Acquired: 1/65 - 6/92 (see IWS)
Volume: 28.0 cubic feet
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Description: Paleontological Society Records contain minutes; agenda; financial reports; proceedings; correspondence; membership lists and applications; news releases; news letters; obituaries; brochures; pamphlets; and statements and questionnaires by Society secretaries including Ralph O. Langenheim Jr. (1964-70), Warren O. Addicott (1971-75), and John Pojeta (1982-88), relating to the organization of the Society (1908); constitution and bylaws (1910, 1921, 1935-87); Council, midyear, and annual meetings (1942-88); officers (1910-83); membership (1939-88); treasurer's office (1955-88); organization of American Geological Institute (1943-44); committees (1953-92); awards and medals (1962-92); symposiums (1967-89); and affiliations with professional organizations including the Society for Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM) (1967-82). The series also includes records of the Joint Publishing Endeavor Agreement in which SEPM and the Paleontological Society (PS) agreed to fund publishing efforts; Journal of Paleontology editorial correspondence, reports and subscriptions (1968-95); and International Research Program Committee (Sepkoski Grants) applications and review letters. Correspondence include Presidents James Vodentine (1973-74); Ellis Yochelson (1975-76); David M. Raup (1976-77); Francis F. Stehil (1977-78); and Richard Grant (1978-79).