Rocky Mountain Map Society

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July 17, 2019

 

Dear RMMS Members and Fellow Map Lovers,

 

Many thanks to Chris Thiry, Map and GIS Librarian at The Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library for his presentation on historic mining maps and the informal tour of the library’s unique collection of maps and map-related artifacts, including the “virtual sandbox” cartifact.

 

We have several map-related presentations planned for this summer and fall, so please check the RMMS Website (www.RMmaps.org/), the announcements, and the e-blasts for detailed information as it becomes available.  Save the dates:

 

August 6, 2019
5:30 PM at DPL
Gates Room, 5th Floor

Dr. Ronald E. Grim
Curator of Maps (retired), Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library
"In the Footsteps of the Crime: Tracking and Recovering Maps Stolen by Forbes Smiley"

 

 

September 10, 2019
5:30 PM at DPL
Gates Room, 5th Floor

Dr. Craig H. Jones
Professor of Geological Sciences at CU Boulder
“How the Sierra Nevada Made Colorado”

 

 

October 8, 2019
5:30 PM at DPL
Gates Room, 5th Floor

Dr. Dennis Reinhardt
Annual Scholar Lecture
"Rationalization of Empire: The Cartographic Legacy of Spanish Military Engineers for the Greater Southwest".