Abstract

Session of Wednesday, December 28

The first annual meeting of the Society of Economic Geologists was held at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, on December 28 to 30, 1921, in affiliation with the Geological Society of America.

The session of Thursday was called to order by President R. A. F. Penrose, Jr.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 1922

The election of officers for 1922 was declared to have resulted as follows:

President, Waldemar Lindgren

Vice-President, Ralph Arnold

Secretary and Treasurer, Sydney H. Ball, 42 Broad way,

New York City

Councilors, 1922–1923, James F. Kemp and C. K. Leith

The following program was then taken up:

PRESENTATION OF PAPERS

THE SOCIETY OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGISTS—ITS SPHERE AND FUTURE

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS BY R. A. F. PENROSE, JR.

PLAIN GEOLOGY

BY GEORGE OTIS SMITH

The paper was discussed by J. E. Spurr, Robert Anderson, L. C. Graton, A. M. Bateman, Waldemar Lindgren, and H. G. . . .

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