Terra Cognita

Newsletter of the Society for the History of Discoveries

Page 16

May 2005

DIARY OF EVENTS
By John W. Docktor. A current listing is available at www.docktor.com.

[current] to June 5, 2005
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum 
Drawn from Experience: Landmark Maps of Texas traces the evolution of the shape of Texas through 500 years of mapmaking, from the sixteenth century to the present. 1800 N. Congress Ave., Austin, Texas.
www.thestoryoftexas.com/exhibit/maps.shtm

[current] to June 30, 2005
Harvard University Map Collection
Early USGS Topographic Maps 1882-1892, Pusey Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts
www.hcl.harvard.edu/maps/

[current] to June 30, 2005
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education 
Treasures III: A Tenth Anniversary Celebration of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine.
www.usm.maine.edu/maps/

[current] to July 31, 2005
Rosenbach Museum & Library
You Are Here: Maps and the Invention of Place, Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008 Delancy Place, Philadelphia. Pennsylvania.
www.rosenbach.org/

[current] to September 6, 2005
Maritime Museum
When California Was an Island, exhibition of beautifully illuminated period maps and nautical charts, at Maritime Museum, 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California
www.sdmaritime.com/ContentPage.asp?ContentID=11

[current] to September 25, 2005
Steno Museum for the History of Science and Medicine
Fra Land Til Kort - en udstilling om landmåling og korttegning [From land to map - an exhibition on surveying and mapmaking], Steno Museum, C.F. Møllers Alle, Bldg. 100, University Park, Aarhus, Denmark. The exhibit tells the history of cartography with focus on Danish history and the way Denmark was surveyed especially the survey from 1762 to1842.
www.stenomuseet.dk/saerud/index.htm

[current] to October 9, 2005
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Memory of Congo - The Colonial Era, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Leuvensesteenweg 13, Tervuren, Belgium. Several maps from the museum’s Africa map collection will be on display.
www.congo2005.be/

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