Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal

Samuel Finley Breese Morse MedalThe Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal was established in 1902 with funds bequeathed to the Society by Professor Morse, inventor of the recording telegraph, upon his death in 1872, “…for the encouragement of geographical research.” The medal was designed by Laura G. Fraser.


1928 Sir George Hubert Wilkins
1945   Archer M. Huntington
1952 Gilbert Grosvenor
1966 Charles B. Hitchcock
1968 Wilma B. Fairchild
1986 John C. Weaver
1991 Alexander Melamid
1999 Donald J. Lloyd-Jones
2001 Douglas R. McManis
2004 Ronald F. Abler
2008 John E. Gould