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50 years ago . . . 25 years ago.. . 50 years ago.. . Program First Annual Dinner Newark Seminar, Sesquicentennial of American Climatology* June 5* May 2, 1964, marks the 150th anniversary of climatology in the United States. On May 2, 1814, Dr. James Tilton, Surgeon General of the United States, directed that weather records be established and maintained at the hospitals and posts under his jurisdiction. The first Place: Essex House, 1050 Broad St., Newark. Time: 7 p.m. (EDT), records to be turned in under Tilton's directive were those of Dr. Mon. June 5. Benjamin Waterhouse of Cambridge, Mass., for March 1816. Price: $1.50. Notify L. J. Metcalf, c/o TWA, Inc., Newark Airport. Those who have read Dr. David Ludlum's Early American Hurri- Program canes, with its fascinating extracts from Colonial diaries and logs of "Presenting Meteorology to the Student." Prof. A. F. SPILHAUS, Di- weather events, are aware, of course, that meteorological observations rector of Meteorology, New York University. in America far antedated 1814. The great significance of Tilton's order, "Meteorology and the Traffic Department. " PAUL H. BRATTAIN, Vice- however, is that official government sanction and support were given Pres. Eastern Air Lines, Inc. to the routine observation of weather phenomena http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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25 years ago.. . 50 years ago.. . Program First Annual Dinner Newark Seminar, Sesquicentennial of American Climatology* June 5* May 2, 1964, marks the 150th anniversary of climatology in the United States. On May 2, 1814, Dr. James Tilton, Surgeon General of the United States, directed that weather records be established and maintained at the hospitals and posts under his jurisdiction. The first Place: Essex House, 1050 Broad St., Newark. Time: 7 p.m. (EDT), records to be turned in under Tilton's directive were those of Dr. Mon. June 5. Benjamin Waterhouse of Cambridge, Mass., for March 1816. Price: $1.50. Notify L. J. Metcalf, c/o TWA, Inc., Newark Airport. Those who have read Dr. David Ludlum's Early American Hurri- Program canes, with its fascinating extracts from Colonial diaries and logs of "Presenting Meteorology to the Student." Prof. A. F. SPILHAUS, Di- weather events, are aware, of course, that meteorological observations rector of Meteorology, New York University. in America far antedated 1814. The great significance of Tilton's order, "Meteorology and the Traffic Department. " PAUL H. BRATTAIN, Vice- however, is that official government sanction and support were given Pres. Eastern Air Lines, Inc. to the routine observation of weather phenomena

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Published: Apr 1, 1989

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