Rocky Mountain Map Society

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Newsletter, February 20, 2019

Save the Dates!





Tuesday April 9 at 5:30 PM, 5th floor – Annual RMMS Meeting at Denver Public Library.  Elections of Officers, and dues are due.  Guest Presenter:  Michael Buehler, owner of Boston Rare Maps ( will speak on “The Role of the Modern Map Dealer.”  


Friday May 3 to Sunday May 5 – The Chicago Antiquarian Map, Book & Ephemera Fair will be held on the first floor of the Newberry Library on 60 W. Walton. The fair consists of over 30 antique map, print, ephemera and book dealers from all across North America and parts of Europe.  (


April 7 through August 3 – Maps from Denver Public Library's map collection will be on display to accompany Map Month lectures. “Visualizing Colorado: Maps & Views of the Centennial State” ( at the entrance to the Gates Room, 5th Floor.


RMMS speakers for Map Month are listed below. Conference Room B2, Tuesdays, 5:30 PM.

May 7: Christopher W. Lane.  "Images of Colorado: A century of printed views, 1822-1922"  (

May 14: Wesley Brown. "The Cartographic Roots of Colorado: 1540 to 1861." (

May 21: Tom Overton. "The Mapping of Colorado: 1861 to WWI"  (

May 28: Christopher W. Lane. "The first comprehensive survey of Colorado: F.V. Hayden 1869 to 1876." (

  • Lorraine Sherry, Secretary, RMMS