Mary Elizabeth Burwell, 960 Grant, Denver,
Colorado, was voted the winner in the national insignia contest
sponsored by the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
So many excellent drawings were submitted from all parts of the country
that the final decision had to be carried over to the meeting of the
Delegates at the Milwaukee convention
Miss Burwell is a member of the Colorado Mineral
Society and designer of its emblem. Her latest drawing was judged as
best showing the scope and purposes of the Federation.
The judges were Mrs. Dorothy Craig, California
Federation; Mrs. Verah Landon, Northwest Federation; and Chester R.
Howard, Rocky Mountain Federation. The Midwest Federation was not
represented because it acted as host to the convention. Prof. Richard M.
Pearl managed the contest and Herbert F. Grand-Girard handled the