Melville Bell Grosvenor
(26 Nov 1901 - 22 Apr 1982)
American editor whose middle name reflects that he was the grandson of Alexander Graham Bell (who was the second president of the National Geographic Society). Grosvenor became president of the National Geographic Society and editor of The National Geographic Magazine from 1957 to 1967.
Science Quotes by Melville Bell Grosvenor (1 quote)
If you find nothing, you are never to come begging at our door again.
— Melville Bell Grosvenor
To paleontologist Richard Leakey, regarding funding of Richardâ€™s first dig in Kenya. As quoted in Sonia Mary Cole, Leakey's Luck: The Life of Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey, 1903-1972 (1975), 297.