The Ethnogeographic Board

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Summary

Gives a synopsis of the Ethnogeographic Board's purpose and activities. The board was housed in the Smithsonian Institution and was staffed by Smithsonian personnel, and acted as an intermediary between research institutions and government agencies gathering information on human and natural resources during World War II. Describes various committees within the board, budget expenditures, sources of information identified, reports furnished, and projects conferences, and surveys undertaken.

Subject

Ethnogeographic Board

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

The author, Wendell Clark Bennett, was a member of the Ethnogeographic Board staff.

Contained within

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1947
  • Military
  • 1933-1945

Topic

  • Geography
  • Wartime Activities
  • Science
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • History
  • Government policy
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Science and state
  • United States--History

Place

United States

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