J. H. McCormick
-6-SOCIETIES AND DELEGATES.It Is earnestly hoped that the Congress of 1904 nay be an assemblage Of Geographie and cognate Institutions no less than of Individual Geographers; and to this end a special invitation is extended to such organisations to participate in the Congress through Delegates on the basis of one for each one hundred members up to a maximum of ten No charge will be made for the registration of Institutions, though the Delegates will be expected to subscribe as Members; and in order that the list of affiliated Institutions (to be issued in a later announcement) may be worthy of full confidence, the Committee of Arrangements reserve the right to withold the name of any Institution pending action by the Presidency. The publications of the Congress will be sent free to all Institutions registered. It is especially desired that the Geographic Societies of the Western Hemisphere may utilize the opportunity afforded by this Congress for establishing closer relations with those of the Old World, and to facilitate this, Spanish will be recognized as one of the languages of the Congress, with French, English, German, and Italian, in accordance with previous usage; and communications before the Congress may be written in any one (or more) of these languages.Institutions not strictly Geographic in character, Libraries, Universities, Academies of Science, and Scientific Societies are especially invited to subscribe as members in order to receive the publications of the Congress as issued.COMMUNICATIONS.Members and Delegates desirous of presenting communications before the Congress or wishing to propose subjects for discussion, are requested to signify their wishes at the earliest practicable date in order that the titles or sub Jets may be incorporated in a Preliminary Program to be issued in June, 1904. The tine required for presenting03361
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