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  • Catonsville, MD
  • United States
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100 Years Ago: September 1921
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100 Years Ago: September 1921 This is the eightieth entry in my series of recaps of one-hundred-year-old National Geographic Magazines. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Sep 4.

Typo in the August 1921 National Geographic
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Typo in the August 1921 National GeographicIn the August 1921 issue of the National Geographic there is a typo on page 217.  The word "larval" is misspelled "arval".  Not only that, the word is the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cathy Hunter Aug 16.

100 Years Ago: August 1921
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100 Years Ago: August 1921 This is the 79th post in my series of reviews of one-hundred-year-old National Geographic magazines. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Aug 1.

100 Years Ago: July 1921
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100 Years Ago: July 1921 This is the seventy-eighth post in my series of short reviews of one-hundred-year-old National Geographic Magazines. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Jul 3.

 

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!00 Years Ago: September 1921

100 Years Ago: September 1921 This is the eightieth entry in my series of recaps of one-hundred-year-old National Geographic Magazines.  The first article in this month’s issue is entitled “Our Greatest National Monument” and was written by Robert F. Griggs, Director of the Katmai Expeditions of the National Geographic Society.  There is an internal subtitle: “The…See More
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"Just go to the group's main page HERE, and there should be an option to join.  I know it took some members had a hard time joining, but they all got on eventually."
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"Great, Thanks. I am totally in.  How do I do that?"
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Profile Information

Hometown:
Catonsville, Maryland
Why do you wish to join this community?
To better enjoy my collection.
About Me:
Retired Programmer. Looking to complete my NatGeo collection.

I have a completed, individual issue collection with 100 of the 179 from the first 20 years being 1964 reprints including all 36 "red bricks".

In addition I have a complete map & supplement collection, again with 1964 reprints to fill in the earliest ones.

I also have a complete volume/annual index collection either in-issue or loose pamphlet as well as cumulative indexes.

Also, I have 84 Map Indexes (still need 14 of those); a bound copy of "The Physiography of the United State" (1896) including all 10 monographs; 15 National Geographic parodies; 87 or so other publications with articles about National Geographic; 61 Article Reprints; and various other items.
Favorite National Geographic publication:
Issue: September 1912 (the headless headhunter photo)
Map: January 1902 (Progress map of the Philippines)
Map Index: 1961 (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Index: January 1901 (Volume XI Jan-Dec 1900)
Article Reprint: March 1964 (The Last Full Measure)
Parody: January 29, 1966 (National Press Club)
Favorite travel destination:
Definitely Hawaii. Runners up: West Virginia, Florida, and Idaho.

 

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At 5:51pm on August 14, 2012, Michael C. Therrell said…

Hey George.  I struggle with technology, so I hope this message reaches you.  The 1888-1907 reprint set I have is hard bound.  My phone number is 425-750-0522 if you have any more questions.  Thanks for responding.  Mike

At 10:50am on August 17, 2013, P. Van Voast said…
Those reprints are still available. I am a total novice on what to ask for them. Guess I'll have to do some research. Perhaps you might tell me what a "fair" price might be?
At 7:59pm on October 23, 2013, David Levey said…

George- check out http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/special-events/ to see what is happening at headquarters. In any event, Catonsville isn't that far- I'm out that way every once in a while on my way to downtown Baltimore. Come over for a visit- send an e-mail to jdl@copper.net and we'll figure out a time.

At 4:04pm on September 25, 2014, Scott T. Shier said…

LOVE the background image you've updated with !! It's a beautiful sight, and I wish I had a 'mattress' of Geos to lay upon, lol.

At 10:46pm on September 29, 2014, Linda Boyd said…

Thanks Tom.  I will take a closer look at eBay and see what I can find in my price range to supplement my missing issues.

At 3:37am on October 10, 2014, shreya pamulapati said…

Thank you Mr.Wilson. Though I have been collecting NG magazines for a few years now, I am new to the maps collection. So far my love for NG Mags and maps in general have been exclusive. I will definitely check out this group.

At 12:51pm on January 29, 2015, Jeffry Persons said…

Hi Tom,

My name is Jeff Persons and I was reading your post regarding the 1988 maps of the world with and without the Supplement line.  I was wondering if the one without the line was folded or flat.  The ones that I have that are flat (purchased from the Society) do not have the line.  I am not sure how to contact you as I am just learning how to navigate the site.  I have been collecting for over 50 years and have a very large collection of everything related to NG.

Regards,

Jeff

At 9:18am on February 3, 2015, James McNutt said…

Thank you, found the magazine, Dec 1925 "Cattle", I was way wrong on the year. James McNutt DVM

At 2:07pm on March 31, 2015, Keith Sargent said…

Are you on-line now? Really?

At 11:25am on January 6, 2016, Jeffry Persons said…

Tom,  Yes he does have it listed as a "detachable map"- pages 93-98.  He also states that a pocket version of this map was available at Explorers Hall.

He also mentions the July 1989 double map error of France and Historical France where the first copies did not include Ireland in the Irish Sea.  These copies were sent to the Canadian addresses and the Pacific addresses before the mistake was discovered.

Also another aside is the February 1991 supplement Middle East/Studies in Turmoil.  There were 50,000 copies donated to the Armed Forces of the US with a note indicating this on the lower left-hand corner of the map.

And lastly the Map 1994 Alaska Political/Pictorial was also printed in March 1994 for the book Alaska's Wildlife Treasures

I hope this helps; have a great day!

Jeff

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