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Ideal Humidity for National Geographic Magazines?
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Hey Everyone,I recently just bought a Dehumidifier and was wondering what is the ideal humidity % for preserving my National Geographic Magazine Collection?ThanksContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Douglas Groenendijk Aug 18.

Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
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Hey Everyone,Been going through my collection of NG's and in my January 1943 issue a found an interesting letter addressed to "the members of the national geographic residing in the British Isles."…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Francis May 29.

Need Help Identifying 1896 Map?
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Hello,I was going through my map collection and stumbled across this map. I am not to sure if this a supplement map or if it was a page within the issue itself. There is a date on the map of 1896. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Douglas Groenendijk Jul 25, 2019.

1895 Monograph's Values?
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1. I was wondering if anyone knows the values of a single issues monograph from 1895?2. Also do the values range depending on which issue number it is?3. Does anyone know how many of these single…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Jun 8, 2019.

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Douglas Groenendijk replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Ideal Humidity for National Geographic Magazines?
"Thanks for your advice!"
Aug 18
Keith Sargent replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Ideal Humidity for National Geographic Magazines?
"35%. "Keep books in rooms with relatively low humidity. In very hot climates, books can start to warp. Ideally, you should keep the relative humidity around 35%. Humidity causes binding to warp, paper to curl, pages to mold..." 3…"
Aug 13
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Aug 3
Douglas Groenendijk posted a discussion

Ideal Humidity for National Geographic Magazines?

Hey Everyone,I recently just bought a Dehumidifier and was wondering what is the ideal humidity % for preserving my National Geographic Magazine Collection?ThanksSee More
Jun 22
stephen zamarin replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"Hi, I found the information in a book by Howard S. Abramson called National Geographic Behind America's Lens on the World.  There was no information on the name of the boat or how it sunk. 35,000 copies of the November 1942 issue were sent…"
May 22
Douglas Groenendijk replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"No worries! All you guys post so many interesting things thought I'd try contribute for once "
May 18
Douglas Groenendijk replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"No worries!"
May 18
Douglas Groenendijk replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"Thanks Stephen! Do you have any more details on how the boat sunk? or the name of the boat?I am just really curious"
May 18
Douglas Groenendijk replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"Thanks. I guess I was lucky to find it because I am collecting in Canada"
May 18
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"Thank you for sharing this bit of history Douglas, great find!"
May 18
George Thomas Wilson replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"This is an excellent find, Douglas.  Thank you for posting this. And thank you, Stephen, for the follow-up clarification."
May 18
stephen zamarin replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"The November 1942 issues meant for Great Britain were on a ship that sunk with all its cargo. Those issues were reprinted and sent off to Great Britain."
May 18
Scott T. Shier replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2
"That's a really cool letter to find in your NGM issue, Douglas. I would think that only the British editions had that letter placed in them . . .   Thanks for sharing. - Scott"
May 18
Douglas Groenendijk posted a discussion

Interesting Letter Found in January 1943 WW2

Hey Everyone,Been going through my collection of NG's and in my January 1943 issue a found an interesting letter addressed to "the members of the national geographic residing in the British Isles." It describes how some of the issues from 1942 (August and November) have had some unforeseen delays getting to those members and reassures that they will get them in the near future. Was curious if any one knows what caused the delays? My thought was maybe some German U boats sunk the boat carrying…See More
May 17
Douglas Groenendijk replied to Angie Rushton's discussion National Geographic's for sale
"I would be interested in buying some magazines from you please contact me at groenendijk24@hotmail.comWe can chat more about it through email :)"
Feb 26
Douglas Groenendijk replied to Travis Fatzinger's discussion Vol 1 No 2 "original" 1922 reprint on ebay for $1324
"Thanks for the info! "
Feb 18

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Hometown:
Chemainus
Why do you wish to join this community?
To help my Dad Complete his collection.
About Me:
I am a university student trying to help my dad reach his goal of a complete collection.

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 4:42am on December 20, 2018, Antonio Leite de Castro said…

Hi,

Do you have some 1900 numbers , and amrch 1904 to sell?

Thank you

best regards

antonio leite castro

At 5:19pm on January 4, 2019, Michael said…

Douglas - thanks for reaching out.  I took opportunity to read through (thoroughly enjoyed, educational beyond description).  I will be looking to sell if you are interested.  Thanks again for following up.

At 1:45pm on January 7, 2019, Douglas Groenendijk said…

Sorry Antonio at this moment I do not have any issues for sale. I am currently in the collecting stage.

At 8:45am on April 14, 2019, Todd Taylor said…

Hello Douglas.

My collection consists of the following:

Nov,Dec 1913

Aug 1919

all 1946

all but March 1947

Oct 1953

all 1963

all but Feb 1964

all 1965

all 1966

all 1967

all 1968

all 1969

all 1970

all 1971

all 1972

all 1973

all 1974

all 1975

all but Dec 1976

all 1977

all 1978

all 1979

all 1980

all 1981

and a set of hard bound NGM starting with volume #25 (Jan 1914) to volume 87 (Jan 1945).

Also a hard bound cumulative indexd 1899-1940.

Are you interested in any of this?

Thanks

Todd

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