Urban Historical GIS

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Historical Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/6/2019
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Maryland A, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: S. Wright Kennedy
Chairs: S. Wright Kennedy


This session brings together emerging mapping projects to examine new methods and approaches in historical geography and spatial history. The papers examine the range of challenges for working with historical spatial sources while showcasing the immediate value of a spatial perspectives on past events.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi*, University of California - Riverside, Following Fires: Mapping 19th Century Lagos 20 8:00 AM
Presenter Don Lafreniere*, Michigan Technological University, Sarah Scarlett, Michigan Technological University, Dan Trepal, Michigan Technological University, Robert Pastel, Michigan Technological University, Public Participatory Historical GIS to Build a Spatial Data Infrastructure of Historical Landscapes and Environments 20 8:20 AM
Presenter Kurt Schlichting*, Fairfield University, Using New York Public Library Digital Humanities Data and Spatial Tools to Explore the 1880 Micro-Geography of Greenwich Village at the City Block and Building Level 20 8:40 AM
Presenter S. Wright Kennedy*, Columbia University, Daniel Miller*, Columbia University, Mapping Historical New York 20 9:00 AM
Discussant Leah Meisterlin Columbia University 20 9:20 AM

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