Announcement Date: January 19, 1908

The Cullum Geographical Medal was given to William Morris Davis. Professor Davis was recognized as a foremost authority in the field of physiography and as anardent advocate of new methods of teaching geography all along the line from primary school to college. The American Geographical Society first published one of his articlesin the Bulletin of the American Geographical Society in 1904, and although Davis did notcontribute to the Bulletin of the American Geographical Society before 1904, his ideasand the ideas of those in essential agreement with him were clearly reflected in its pages.