SOCIETY
FOR THE HISTORY

OF DISCOVERIES

TERRA COGNITA

The Newsletter of the Society for the History of Discoveries

The Society published its first newsletter in June 2001, as a vehicle to share Society news with members and others between annual meetings.  Please note that no newsletters were published in 2015-2017.

Terra Cognita is looking for member news or news from organizations relevant to the history of geographic discovery and exploration.  To submit news or announcements, please contact the editor, Society Executive Secretary Lydia Towns.

Past Newsletters


2019

2018

2014

2012

2010

2009

1983

1981



Terra Cognita is looking for member news or news from organizations relevant to the history of geographic discovery and exploration.  To submit news or announcements, please contact the editor, Society Executive Secretary Lydia Towns.

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Mirela Altić – Institute of Social Sciences, Croatia; 
  • Imre Demhardt – Arlington, Texas; 
  • Ralph Ehrenberg – Falls Church, Virginia; 
  • Barry Gough, Alexandro Malaspina – Research Centre, Vancouver Island University, Canada;
  • Donald Harreld – Provo, Utah;  
  • Francis Herbert – Royal Geographical Society-IBG, London, UK;  
  • Gregory McIntosh – Piri Reis University, Turkey;  
  • Marguerite Ragnow – James Ford Bell Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 
  • Bruce Solnick – Lenox, Massachusetts;  Carol Urness – Minneapolis, Minnesota
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