Founded in 1935 by a gathering of geographers including graduate students and faculty from universities, normal schools, and junior colleges, the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers has a long and rich history promoting geographical education, research, and knowledge. Since 1952 it has also been the Pacific Coast Regional Division of the Association of American Geographers, serving AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NV, OR, WA, BC, and YT.
The Association of Pacific Coast Geographers records consist of a large selection of adminsitrative files including committee and officers' files, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, and directories. There are also records from the association's annual meetings, arranged according to location, including photographs depicting various association officers and activities, as well as publications and communications including newsletters, yearbooks, and compilations of essays.
Restrictions on Access :
The collection is open to the public.Preferred Citation :
Association of Pacific Coast Geographers records, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.
The Association of Pacific Coast Geographers records are organized according to the following series arrangement:
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.