Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal

Samvel Finley Breese Morse Medal

 

The 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.

American Geographical Society – Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal