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Reflections on the Founding and Growth of the
Society for the History of Discoveries

The Society is fortunate to have captured the reminiscences and reflections of several founding and early members.  These essays provide a personal link back to the past and describe people, places and events in the establishment and development the Society.  Please click below for these stories.


Sanford Bederman   A Geographer's Reflections on Exploration and Discovery.

Thom Goldstein   Reflections and Reassessments

Barbara Backus McCorkle
   My Early Years with the SHD: People and Places.

John Parker   The Society for the History of Discoveries: Some Personal Reflections.

Norman J. W. Thrower   About Eight Decades in the History of Discoveries: Some Personal Reminiscences.

Carol Louise Urness   The SHD, Vitus Bering, and Me: A Personal Journey.

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