History of Geography 1: Cartographic Histories

Type: Virtual Paper
Theme: History of Geography Specialty Group Curated Track
Sponsor Groups: History of Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/9/2021
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:15 AM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 4
Organizers: Jorn Seemann
Chairs: Michele Abee


The papers in this session address any kind of topic related to the history of cartography.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Daniel Cole*, Smithsonian Institution, Using Historical Maps to tell the Story of Indian-White Relations in the Great Plains 15 8:00 AM
Presenter Jorn Seemann*, Ball State University, Alexander von Humboldt’s “Karten-Kosmos”: Maps and Mappings in his American Travel Writings 15 8:15 AM
Presenter Michele Abee*, Western Oregon University, Sketch Maps: From Geographical Societies to Empires 15 8:30 AM
Presenter Mark Monmonier*, Syracuse University, John Byron Plato’s Clock System Maps and Rural Directories: Success or Failure? 15 8:45 AM
Presenter Don Bragg*, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Rediscovering Roland Harper’s 1927 Provisional Forest Map of Florida 15 9:00 AM

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