HISTORIA GEOLOGII I WSPOMNIENIA O Towarzystwie Muzeum Ziemi w 90 rocznicę utworzenia

Janusz Skoczylas


On the Earth Museum Society on its 90th anniversary.
A b s t r a c t. The paper describes the achievements of the Earth Museum Society, referring mostly to the activities of S. Małkowski (1889–1962), especially in the interwar period. The importance and significance of his efforts to popularize geological sciences, including organizing the central geological museum (The Earth Museum), protection of geological collections, field work, and publishing activities are presented. The establishment of the Earth Museum Society in 1932 was to enable S. Małkowski to achieve these goals better and faster.

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