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Cooperation at the International Science Congress at Chicago, 1933
Whereas, The American Association for the Advancement of Science has learned that an international science congress is being considered as a feature of the great Chicago Exposition of 1933, and
Whereas, The Association regards it as highly desirable that an international congress or a series of international congresses be held in connection with the above-mentioned exposition, be it therefore
Resolved, That the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which represents over 18,000 members, mostly residing in the United States, and 1220 associated scientific organizations, will be glad to cooperate with other scientific associations and with the management of the exposition in connection with arrangements for the proposed international congress to emphasize the important place of science in a century of progress.
[Adopted by the AAAS Council, December 30, 1929.]